Houston
I. biographical name Samuel 1793-1863 American general; president of the Republic of Texas (1836-38; 1841-44) II. geographical name city & port SE Texas connected with Galveston Bay by ship canal population 1,953,631 • Houstonian nounHoustonite noun

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  • Houston — city in Texas, U.S., founded 1836 and named for first president of Texas, Sam Houston. The family name is from the barony of Houston in Lanark …   Etymology dictionary

  • Houston — (spr. huhst n oder juhst n), Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Texas, am Buffalo Bayou, (1900) 44.633 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Houston — (Haustʼn), Samuel, nordamerikan. General und Senator, Virginier, geb. 1793, nach Charakter und Schicksalen ein echter Yankee, entlief als Krämerlehrling, ging unter die Indianer, wurde Schulmeister, focht 1814 gegen die Engländer, studierte… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Houston — (izg. hjùston) m DEFINICIJA grad i luka u J Teksasu (SAD), 1.631.000 stan …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Houston — Houston1 [hyo͞os′tən] Samuel 1793 1863; U.S. general & statesman: president of the Republic of Texas (1836 38; 1841 44): U.S. senator (1846 59) Houston2 [hyo͞os′tən] [after HOUSTON1 Samuel] city in SE Tex.: port on a ship canal connected with the …   English World dictionary

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