Associations to the word «Houston»

Wiktionary

HOUSTON, proper noun. A habitational surname​.
HOUSTON, proper noun. A city in Texas, USA, named after Sam Houston.
HOUSTON, proper noun. Any of a number of other places in the English-speaking world.
HOUSTON, proper noun. A male given name of mainly American usage, transferred from the surname.
HOUSTON, proper noun. The NASA Mission Control complex located in Houston, named the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center since 1973.

Dictionary definition

HOUSTON, noun. The largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
HOUSTON, noun. 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).

Wise words

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