HyperDic: houston

English > 2 senses of the word Houston:
NOUNlocationHoustonthe largest city in Texas
person Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel HoustonUnited States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
Houston > pronunciation
Soundshhyuw'stahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Houston: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofTexas, Lone-Star State, TX, Tex.The second largest state
SpanishHouston
CatalanHouston
English > Houston: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863).
SynonymsSam Houston, Samuel Houston
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
politician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
SpanishHouston, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston
CatalanSam Houston, Samuel Houston

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