- a state in the S United States. 267,339 sq. mi. (692,410 sq. km). Capital: Austin. Abbreviation: Tex., TX (for use with zip code).
Examples from the Web for texan
A bounty hunter told AFP that the suspected Texan could very well be Everett Livvix of Robinson, Illinois.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist
December 14, 2014
Greer is a young, entrepreneurial, poker-loving Texan who ended up in Silicon Valley.How to Fight Corruption With Game Theory
November 29, 2014
But now the Texan says he wants nothing more than to help the GOP win big this November.Ted Cruz Quits Screwing With the GOP
October 16, 2014
Ken Crow, a proud Texan and co-founder of the Tea Party Community, told The Daily Beast that he was happy ReaganBook exists.ReaganBook Is the Latest Conservative #Fail
July 31, 2014
When a Texan came along he was effusive, exclaiming “fantastic” as he posed for picture.Ted Cruz Is The Star Of CPAC
March 8, 2014
When the fort was captured, every Texan fell, fighting to the last.
It was with difficulty that his life was saved from the just fury of the Texan soldiers.
Then the Texan walked toward the bench, Eliot running to join him.
His face dark, the Texan shook Rackliff until his teeth rattled.
The Texan with his devil-may-care ways that masked the real character of him.Prairie Flowers
James B. Hendryx
- a native or inhabitant of Texas
- of or relating to Texas or its inhabitants
- a state of the southwestern US, on the Gulf of Mexico: the second largest state; part of Mexico from 1821 to 1836, when it was declared an independent republic; joined the US in 1845; consists chiefly of a plain, with a wide flat coastal belt rising up to the semiarid Sacramento and Davis Mountains of the southwest; a major producer of cotton, rice, and livestock; the chief US producer of oil and gas; a leading world supplier of sulphur. Capital: Austin. Pop: 22 118 509 (2003 est). Area: 678 927 sq km (262 134 sq miles)Abbreviation: Tex, (with zip code) TX
Word Origin and History for texan
Mexican province, briefly an independent nation and now a U.S. state, from Spanish Texas, Tejas, earlier pronounced "ta-shas," originally an ethnic name, from Caddo (eastern Texas Indian tribe) taysha "friends, allies," written by the Spanish as a plural. Baseball Texas-leaguer is recorded from 1905.