American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northern Texas in the Panhandle north of Lubbock. The city grew after the coming of the railroad in 1887 and the discovery of gas (1918) and oil (1921). Population: 186,000.
- n. a city in the northern panhandle of Texas
- From Spanish amarillo, "yellow" or "golden" (Wiktionary)
“AMARILLO (September 13, 2010) -- A skateboard-toting man grabbed a Quran from an evangelist who planned to burn the scripture at an event Sunday in a park in Amarillo.”
“Reader note: "The narrator did not seem to realize for whom" Rick Husband Airport "in Amarillo is named.”
“Those criminals in Amarillo represent the true face of the teabagger movement.”
“My family and I had the misfortune of being stuff in Amarillo for a half day some years back during a car repair.”
“And now some right-wing religious fundamentalist terrorists in Amarillo Texas are terrorizing U.S. citizens … in the name of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace?”
“My friends here in tejas tell me that the fastest growing franchise in Amarillo is the fundamentalist churches.”
“Now appearing, one week only, at the Strip Search Club just off I-40 in Amarillo!”
“You're looking at weight loss on the animal," says Mike Engler, president of Cactus Feeders, a feedlot in Amarillo, Texas, and former chairman of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association beef-safety committee.”
“Paul Harpole, vice president and partner of John Chandler Ford dealership in Amarillo, said he fell for Mr. McClanahan's lies – at first.”
“Drake, the assistant U.S. attorney in Amarillo, Texas.”
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