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Big Spring

noun
1.
a city in W Texas.
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city, seat (1882) of Howard county, western Texas, U.S., at the foot of the Caprock Escarpment, 111 miles (179 km) west-southwest of Abilene. It was named for the "big spring" in nearby Sulphur Draw, a frontier watering place and an area that was disputed between Comanche and Shawnee peoples

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