- a city in NW Texas.
Examples from the Web for amarillo
The Smiths' 1,800-acre spread, the Sunshine Ranch, sits about 15 miles east of Amarillo.The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand from the Eyes of Ranchers
August 9, 2012
And so, to survive, she started showing up at the Amarillo Resource Center food bank, in the windswept Texas Panhandle.The New Blue-Collar Hungry
November 18, 2009
Amarillo in the Panhandle was then purely a cattleman's town.Ranching, Sport and Travel
“This is Pratt Sanderson, from Amarillo,” the daughter of the ranchman said first of all.
Pratt insisted upon Frances meeting all these people from Amarillo.
He could do nothing to save Sue Latrop himself, nor could the other visitors from Amarillo.
One of my men will start for 270 Amarillo right away and keep him in sight till we come back.Shoe-Bar Stratton
Joseph Bushnell Ames
- an industrial city in NW Texas. Pop: 178 612 (2003 est)
Word Origin and History for amarillo
name given to several species of American trees, from Spanish, from Arabic anbari "yellow, amber-colored," from anbar "amber" (see amber). The city Amarillo in Texas, U.S., may be so called from the color of the banks of a nearby stream.