dallas









dallas


< /ˈmɪf lɪn/, 1792–1864, U.S. diplomat: vice-president of the U.S. 1845–49.

  • a city in NE Texas.
  • noun

    1. a city in NE Texas, on the Trinity River: scene of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy (1963). Pop: 1 208 318 (2003 est)

    city in Texas, U.S., settled 1841, named 1846 for George M. Dallas (1792-1864), U.S. vice president under Polk (1845-49); the family name (13c.) is from the barony of Dallas (Moray) or means “dweller at the house in the dale.”

    Large industrial and commercial city in northeastern Texas.

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