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

  • A city of eastern Texas east of Waco. Settled in 1779 on the site of a Spanish mission founded in 1716, it is today a processing and manufacturing center. Population: 31,100.


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  • My daughter lives in Nacogdoches, a long way up from the coast, but her power and phones, including cell, have been out all week.

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  • Shuttle debris has landed in Nacogdoches, TX, punching through roofs.

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  • Here in Nacogdoches, Texas, our courthouse lawn has it's memorials to those fallen.

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  • When Baptists in Nacogdoches, Texas, wrote Brann to tell him they had pressured the local news agent to quit selling the Iconoclast, Brann wrote back, "... contumacious recalcitrants are invariably boycotted in business by the hydrocephalous sect which boasts that it was the first to establish liberty of conscience and freedom of speech in this country, yet which has been striving desperately for a hundred years to banish the last vestige of individuality and transform this nation into a pharisaical theocracy with some prurient hypocrite as its hierarch ..."

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  • We are here in downtown Nacogdoches, which is essentially almost kind of become like a gathering spot here for many people, and it's all because in this little parking lot over here, there's a small fragment of the space shuttle Columbia.

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  • DeBRUHL: In a place called Nacogdoches, Texas, and from the Arkansas territory where he was living.

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  • Mrs. Baker taught for several years in Virginia and in the High Schools of Little Rock, but in 1901 took up her residence in Texas, whither her family had preceded her, and in 1907 was married to Thomas Ellis Baker, of Nacogdoches, which is her present home.

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  • Greg Sowell, a police sergeant in the city of Nacogdoches, which is located about 160 miles 250 kilometers northeast of Houston, said the waters of Lake Nacogdoches, which are falling due to the record drought which has gripped the state, revealed an unexpected object. Top headlines

  • Authorities have said threatening signs were also found on the campus in Nacogdoches, which is 150 miles southeast of Dallas.


  • Authorities said threatening signs were also found on the campus in Nacogdoches, which is 150 miles southeast of Dallas.


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