a city in central Texas.

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  • There was no room for him in the same district as Wild Bill of Abilene.

  • This institution holds its annual meetings at Abilene, Texas.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

  • We'll find chances enough, and we'll strike for Abilene and your uncle's place.

    The Eagle's Heart

    Hamlin Garland

  • That chap from Abilene was a Texas cattle-man, with hair as red as fire.

  • The others were of grimmer purpose, and went respectively to Abilene and Hays.

    The Sunset Trail

    Alfred Henry Lewis

British Dictionary definitions for abilene



a city in central Texas. Pop: 114 889 (2003 est)
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