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

  • A city of west-central Texas south-southwest of Abilene. A notorious frontier town in the 1870s, it grew after the coming of the railroad in 1888. Population: 88,300.

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

  • n. a town in west central Texas; formerly a notorious frontier town


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