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

  • A city of northwest Texas south of Amarillo. Settled in 1879, it is an industrial center in an agricultural region. Population: 212,000.

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  • n. a city in northwest Texas to the south of Amarillo


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  • SCOTT HUDGENS, LUBBOCK POLICE DEPARTMENT: ... more than likely be extradited back to Lubbock.

    CNN Transcript Mar 11, 2007

  • LUBBOCK (February 14, 2010) - An elderly Lubbock man who had been reported missing died when he was run over by a train while he was lying on the tracks.

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  • LUBBOCK, Texas (ABP) -- When 21-year-old Matt Williams transferred to Texas Tech University last August, he was just excited about making new friends and getting involved at First Baptist Church in Lubbock, where the school is located.

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  • LUBBOCK - A Federal Express cargo plane crashed and caught fire Tuesday morning at a Lubbock airport. Latest News

  • LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A sharp rise in gas prices in Lubbock occurred overnight.


  • LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The suspect accused of beating an elderly Lubbock man with his own cane has pleaded guilty to burglary with the intent to commit aggravataed assault.


  • LUBBOCK (June 9, 2009) -- Twelve people were taken to a Lubbock hospital, including a

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  • O'Hair, a native Texan who was born in Lubbock, is going to take a week off before playing in the last two weeks of the Texas Swing, in the HP Byron Nelson Championship and the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.

    News and notes on the PGA Tour's top 20 golfers

  • Margolis is needed on urgent business in Lubbock, TX or some other garden spot.

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  • Sept. 19: Texas Tech at Texas (One play, leading to a last-second loss in Lubbock, changed 2008 for the Longhorns.)

    Storylines abound in college football as season kicks off


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