Dallas

[dal-uhs]
noun
1.
George Mifflin [mif-lin] , 1792–1864, U.S. diplomat: vice-president of the U.S. 1845–49.
2.
a city in NE Texas.

Dallasite, noun
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Dallas (ˈdæləs)
 
n
a city in NE Texas, on the Trinity River: scene of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy (1963). Pop: 1 208 318 (2003 est)

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Dallas
city in Texas, U.S., settled 1841, named 1846 for George M. Dallas (1792-1864), U.S. vice president under Polk (1845-49); the family name (13c.) is from the barony of Dallas (Moray) or meaning "dweller at the house in the dale."
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Dallas definition


Large industrial and commercial city in northeastern Texas.

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The first half of the second season was shot entirely on location in dallas.
The police headquarters are located in the cedars neighborhood of south dallas.
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