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Noun: Houston  hyoos-tun
  1. The largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
     
  2. United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    - Sam Houston, Samuel Houston

Type of: city, full general, general, metropolis, pol [N. Amer], political leader, politician, politico, pollie [Austral], polly [Austral], port, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Lone-Star State, Texas, TX

Encyclopedia: Houston, TX, USA