[aw-stuh n]
  1. Alfred,1835–1913, English poet: poet laureate 1896–1913.
  2. John,1790–1859, English writer on law.
  3. John Lang·shaw [lang-shaw] /ˈlæŋ ʃɔ/, 1911–60, British philosopher.
  4. Mary (Hunter),1868–1934, U.S. novelist, playwright, and short-story writer.
  5. Stephen Fuller,1793–1836, American colonizer in Texas.
  6. Warren Robinson,1877–1962, U.S. diplomat.
  7. Augustine, Saint(def 2).
  8. a city in and the capital of Texas, in the central part, on the Colorado River.
  9. a city in SE Minnesota.
  10. a male given name, form of Augustus. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for stephen f austin


  1. a city in central Texas, on the Colorado River: state capital since 1845. Pop: 672 011 (2003 est)


  1. Herbert, 1st Baron. 1866–1941, British automobile engineer, who founded the Austin Motor Company
  2. John. 1790–1859, British jurist, whose book The Province of Jurisprudence Determined (1832) greatly influenced legal theory and the English legal system
  3. J (ohn) L (angshaw) (ˈlæŋʃɔː). 1911–60, English philosopher, whose lectures Sense and Sensibilia and How to do Things with Words were published posthumously in 1962


adjective, noun
  1. another word for Augustinian

Word Origin for Austin

C14: shortened form of Augustine
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Word Origin and History for stephen f austin


surname (also Austen) and masc. proper name, from Old French Aousten, an abbreviated form of Latin Augustine.

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stephen f austin in Culture


Capital of Texas.


Location of the University of Texas.
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