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  • A city of south-central Texas southwest of Austin on the San Antonio River, flowing about 322 km (200 mi) southeast to San Antonio Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. The city was founded as a Franciscan mission in 1718 and is the site of the Alamo, which was besieged and captured by Mexican forces in February-March 1836. It has several military bases. Population: 1,300,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Texas, USA

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  • n. a city of south central Texas; site of the Alamo; site of several military bases and a popular haven for vacationers

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Examples

  • You are suggesting that his hawkishness here might have had something to do with what you call San Antonio's "Pentagon economy"?

    Oral History Interview with Maury Maverick, October 27, 1975. Interview A-0323. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Animal Care Services asks that you call the San Antonio police if you know anything about the crime.

    KVUE - Home

  • Seidenberger said he called San Antonio police Detective J. Piotrowski to confirm the injuries Tuesday morning, and learned they were believed to have occurred in the family home.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • Mr. Rinek said the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, which is assisting Scuderi in designing and testing the engine, is a respected engine-testing facility.

    Technology That Breaks the Car Industry Mold

  • - A sneak peak at this weekend's NYT Magazine, where contributor Zev Chafets highlights "The Post-Hispanic Hispanic Politician" aka San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, "possibly the next national Hispanic political leader" who "some say" may become "the first Hispanic president of the United States."

    HUFFPOST HILL - MAY 4, 2010

  • I waited another fifteen minutes to make sure she was asleep, then slipped out of bed, called the San Antonio police, and asked to talk to the homicide division.

    BELLY UP

  • I am a Tea Partier also - have been since the beginning, in San Antonio, which is a pretty conservative town, being that there are so many military bases and veterans living there.

    The difficulty of demonizing the Tea Partiers: less than six degrees of separation

  • The first partnership was with six minority-serving universities, most African-American, plus the University of Texas at San Antonio, which is predominantly Hispanic.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • J. KING: She's winning in San Antonio, which is very important for them, and she's winning by pretty good numbers, 56 to 43.

    CNN Transcript Mar 5, 2008

  • And what's happening here in San Antonio, which is pretty rare, is all part of a huge arctic blast of air which is gripping much of the nation.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2007

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