lone-star state

Lone-Star State

Lone-Star State\ Texas; -- a nickname alluding to the single star on its coat of arms, being the device used on its flag and seal when it was a republic.
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lone-star state

noun
the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico [syn: Texas
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