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A city of east-central Texas south of Dallas-Fort Worth on the Brazos River. Founded in 1849, it grew as an outpost on the Chisholm Trail.


(ˈweɪ koʊ)

a city in central Texas, on the Brazos River. 108,412.
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Noun1.Waco - a city in east central Texas
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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Arobin's remark about inquisitive people reminded him of a man from Waco the other day at the St.
html) KWTX , Waco Police Department said, "The department has protocols in place, we take our responsibility seriously and will take appropriate action as necessary.
We wish we were able to sponsor all 28 schools," WACO Director Dave Yurko said.
23 August 2017 - US-based specialty asset management and financial services firm Civitas Capital Group and US-based hotel developer, owner and operator Atlantic Hotels Group have closed on the acquisition of the 120-room Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Waco, Texas, the firms said.
The company's $200 million expansion to its Waco facility adds 322,000 square feet of manufacturing space, nearly doubling its footprint.
Lynching in the region occurred several times during the early decades of the twentieth century, most infamously with the 1916 Waco Horror, which attracted national attention for its barbarity.
Some critics told the panel Monday that a proposal to allow concealed handgun license holders to openly carry the firearms would have made the Waco shooting worse.
in Waco, Texas, USA and serves riders in Waco as well as surrounding cities such as Hillsboro, West, Gatesville and Cleburne.
Near the center of town stood Katy Park, home of the Waco Pirates, a Class-B affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Upon graduating from Bella Beauty College Waco, Erin Plemons opened up Pura Vida Spa and Salon.
When I taught the topic of Waco to undergraduates in an upper-level seminar called "Philosophical Issues in Criminal Justice" at Felician College in the fall of 2011, not one of my 18-21 year old students recognized the words or phrases "Waco," "Mt.