from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • proper n. A city in the northwest plains of Texas

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in the northern panhandle of Texas


From Spanish amarillo, "yellow" or "golden" (Wiktionary)



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