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Definition of the noun houston

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  1. United 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)


  1. Houston is the most populous city in Texas, the largest city in the Southern United States, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. According to the 2012 U.S. Census estimates, the city had a population of 2.16 million people within a land area of 599.6 square miles. Houston is the seat of Harris County, and its metropolitan area is the fifth-most populated in the U.S., with over 6 million people.
  2. Houston is a city in Texas County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,081 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Texas County.
  3. Houston is a city in and one of two county seats of Chickasaw County, Mississippi. The population was 3,623 at the 2010 census. The land on which Houston resides was donated to the city by Judge Joel Pinson on the condition that it would be named for Sam Houston, a childhood friend.
  4. Houston is a city in Houston County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 979 at the 2010 census.
  5. Houston is a city in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the Anchorage, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located roughly 33 miles from downtown Anchorage "as the crow flies", although it is a 58 mile drive by car between the two points. The population was 1,912 at the 2010 census.
  6. Houston is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,314 at the 2000 census.
  7. Houston is a forestry, mining and tourism town in the Bulkley Valley of the Northern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Its urban population is approximately 3600 people, with approximately 2000 in the surrounding rural area. It is known as the "Steelhead Capital" and it has the world's largest fly fishing rod. Houston's tourism industry is largely based on eco-tourism and Steelhead Park, situated along Highway 16.
  8. Houston is a village in the council area of Renfrewshire and the larger historic county of the same name in the west central Lowlands of Scotland.
  9. Houston is a town in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 374 at the 2010 census. It was named for John W. Houston.
  10. Houston is a town in Perry County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  11. The Houston Amtrak station is a train station in Houston, Texas, United States served by Amtrak, the U.S. national railroad passenger system.
  12. Houston is an unincorporated community in northern Loramie Township, Shelby County, Ohio, United States. It has a post office and a grain elevator. It is home to Houston High School, which serves grades 7-12 and has approximately 400 students. Houston is part of the Hardin-Houston School District.
  13. Houston is an unincorporated community in Heard County, Georgia, United States. Its elevation is 833 feet, and it is located at 33°9′34″N 85°8′16″W / 33.15944°N 85.13778°W.
  14. Houston is an unincorporated community in Salt Creek Township, Jackson County, Indiana.
  15. Houston a.k.a. Houston, Alabama: Houston is an unincorporated community in Winston County, Alabama. It was the county seat from 1858 until 1884, when the seat was moved to Double Springs. Houston has one site on the National Register of Historic Places, the log Houston Jail.
  16. Houston a.k.a. Houston, Tennessee: Houston is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, Tennessee.

There are other places with in their name, like Houston Zoo, Houston Lake, Houston Acres, North Houston, South Houston, Greater Houston, Houston Heights, Fort Sam Houston, Houston Galleria, Houston Township, JW Marriott Houston, Space Center Houston, Sam Houston Race Park, University of Houston, Sam Houston High School, Houston National Cemetery, Houston Baptist University, Houston County High School.


  1. Houston is an American singer, best known for the hit single "I Like That.
  2. Houston is an American pornographic actress.
  3. Houston is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Jim Houston, Joe Houston, Ken Houston, Lin Houston, Max Houston, Pam Houston, Sam Houston, Andy Houston, Bill Houston, Cean Houston and many others.


  1. Houston is a musical group.
  2. Houston is a hard rock band from Sweden.

There are other groups with in their name, like Houston Calls, Houston Jones, Spirit of Houston, Ars Lyrica Houston, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Swing Engine, Melva Houston and Band, Houston Symphony Orchestra and Barbara Mandrell and David Houston.


  1. "Houston" a.k.a. "Huston" is a musical album of Slim Thug.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Houston" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  3. "Houston" is a musical album of Houston.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  4. "Houston" is a musical album of Charalambides.
    • released in (18 years ago)


"Houston" is a 2013 drama film written and directed by Bastian Günther.


  1. Houston is a 1965 studio album by Dean Martin, produced by Jimmy Bowen.
  2. Houston is an educational institution, school.

Phrases with Houston

Phrases starting with the word Houston:

  1. Houston Toad
  2. Houston's Sedge
  3. Houston Meadowrue
  4. Houston Meadow-Rue
  5. Houston Tansyaster
  6. Houston, We Have a Problem

Phrases ending with the word Houston:

  1. sam houston
  2. samuel houston
  3. south of houston

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Houston

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Google previewThe Energy Economy (2015)

Practical Insight to Public Policy and Current Affairs by David J. Robinson

Houston is a jobproducing machine with a low cost of living and diversified economic base.

Google previewMyth, Magic, and Farce (2005)

Four Multicultural Plays by Sterling Houston, Sandra Marie Mayo

Sterling Houston is a prolific, innovative African American playwright.

Google previewWorld Geographies (1919)

First book by Ralph Stockman Tarr, Elbridge Gerry Littlejohn, Frank Morton McMurry

Houston is the second city of the state in the value of its manufactures. Foremost of these is...

Houston is an important distributing point for lumber, rice, sugar, and petroleum, as well as for dry goods, groceries, and machinery ; and many large ...

Google previewAfrica's Peacemakers (2014)

Nobel Peace Laureates of African Descent by Adekaye Adebajo

Houston is a chief research specialist in the Service Delivery, Democracy and Governance research...

Houston is the author of The National Liberation Struggle in South Africa: A Case Study of the United Democratic Front, ...

Google previewTexas State Journal of Medicine (1914)

Houston is a port of entry and a customs house is maintained.

Google previewThe Metropolitan Midwest (1985)

Policy Problems and Prospects for Change by Barry Checkoway, Carl V. Patton

Houston is a natural destination for recess ion- weary migrants from Michigan. Many families have already made the long trek south, and they...

Google previewPleasant Bend (2016)

Upper Buffalo Bayou and the San Felipe Trail in the Nineteenth Century by Dan Worrall

Today’s Greater Houston is a vast urban place.

Google previewThe College Buzz Book (2006)

by Vault Editors

Houston is the fourth largest city in the country, and as such, has anything that one would expect to find in a big city: professional sports, an opera, a symphony, a zoo, parks, shopping and more. The school says: "With the opening of a ninth ...

Google previewMay God Have Mercy on Your Soul (2011)

by Jack Jenkins

Houston is a big city, with a crime rate to match that of most big cities.

Google previewThe Sunset (1906)

THE WORLD'S COTTON CENTER Houston is the greatest cotton market in the world, and an average of more than twenty-six per cent of the cotton of the United States for the past six years has been raised in Texas. The 1005 edition of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1987)

Volume 1 - Access Methods to Assembly Language and Assemblers by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

INTRODUCTION Throughout its 27-year history, computer peripherals manufacturer Houston Instrument has tracked the development of computers and microprocessors through its state-of-the-art products— analog recorders and intelligent ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 10: Law and Politics by James W. Ely Jr., Bradley G. Bond

Texas, 92 Houston, Charles Hamilton, 26 Houston, ...

Google previewNegro Year Book and Annual Encyclopedia of the Negro (1922)

Harrison-- Austin The Houston Observer.-- --L. A. Gilmore------ --Houston, 419 1-2 Milam St. The Texas ...

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Quotes about Houston

Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed. (Buzz Aldrin)
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Scrabble value of H4O1U1S1T1O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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