San Jacinto

[ san juh-sin-toh ]


  1. a river in E Texas, flowing SE to Galveston Bay: Texans defeated Mexicans near the mouth of this river 1836.

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Sam Houston intended to hide his Texan army there if he lost the battle that was finally fought at San Jacinto.

The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.

For an Indian to sell a horse and wagon in the San Jacinto valley was not an easy thing, unless he would give them away.

From this day, Ramona never knew an instant's peace or rest till she stood on the rim of the refuge valley, high on San Jacinto.

If that were so, before morning she would be with Alessandro; for fierce beasts roamed San Jacinto by night.

I went back to my patient, after dispatching a messenger for Howard, who was working in the “San Jacinto,” twenty miles away.


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