texas
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtɛk.səs/
Noun

texas (plural texases)

  1. The topmost cabin deck on a steamboat.
    • 1866, New Albany Ledger, October 6 (describing the steamboat Robert E. Lee)
      She has sixty one staterooms in the main cabin, twenty four extra rooms in the texas for passengers, a nursery for servants and children, and a cabin adjoining the nursery in which are staterooms for fifty passengers.

Texas
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtɛk.səs/
  • (locally also) IPA: /ˈtɛk.sɪs/, /ˈtɛk.sɪz/
Proper noun
  1. A state in the south central part of the USA capital=Austin.
  2. (rare) A unisex given name.
Synonyms
  • Lone Star State
Translations


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