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Waco

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Waco a city in east central Texas
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Usage

In literature:

Jack's father came to Waco, Texas.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
From Little River to Dooley's Ferry these men carried them to Waco, Texas.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
They passed over Austin and Waco and Fort Worth and Dallas.
"In the Clutch of the War-God" by Milo Hastings
Waco is known as the Athens of Texas, and among its many Institutions of Learning is the Baptist University, open to both sexes.
"The World As I Have Found It" by Mary L. Day Arms
Dumas, Gleason, Tenn.; June 13, William Shorter, Winchester, Va.; June 14, George Williams, near Waco, Tex.
"The Red Record" by Ida B. Wells-Barnett
It was in Waco, Texas.
"Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Bois
Man, 349, 1850 (includes Towiach, Tawakenoes, Towecas?, Wacos).
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
The earliest whites are Queen of the Whites, Waco, Grace and Myer's Perfection.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
When I git about thirty years old I marry Betty Sadler close to Waco, and we come up to the Creek Nation forty years ago.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
They are lodges of the Wacoes, who, it is true, are allies of the Comanches.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
R. L. Smith, Colorado County, 1895-99, now living in Waco.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
One woman has served as superintendent of schools at Waco, and there are many women principals of High Schools.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
There am a man in Waco dat come to see me 'bout dat.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Finally we came to Waco, and he had charge of a church there when he died, in 1927.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Because of swollen streams, Aguayo made a wide detour to the north, crossing the Brazos near Waco.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Like the Wichitas and Wacos, they are of the same stock as the Pawnees.
"Descriptive Catalogue of Photographs of North American Indians" by W. H. Jackson
SM 142 (locality of Waco, McLennan County, Texas, believed in error).
"North American Recent Soft-shelled Turtles (Family Trionychidae)" by Robert G. Webb
He's from Waco, Texas, and say, he's the best gambler in the whole army.
"With the Doughboy in France" by Edward Hungerford
It has been recorded in summer, but with no indication of breeding, at Waco, Hunt, and Commerce.
"Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers Part One and Part Two" by Arthur Bent
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In news:

The hotter and drier it gets, the more thankful I am that I live in Waco.
George's hallmarks are friendliness, great food in Waco.
They flew into Monroe Friday afternoon, scraped out a win before a rambunctious crowd, and flew back to Waco that night.
New book brings out Waco's frightful tales.
Globetrotter "Blenda Rodriquez" Made a Special Appearance at the Waco Citizen Newspaper office.
Famed 'hillbilly' Godwin called Waco his home.
Waco's war on the poor has just crossed the line.
One educator discussed a lot in the Waco Independent School District these days is Ruby Payne.
No matter where you are in Waco, you're no more than 15 minutes away from the shores of Lake Waco.
Waco Mayor Virginia DuPuy set high bar in terms of energy, grace and inclusiveness.
This picture was taken Jan 23rd in Waco Co.
Waco's Hoffmann House built from a mail-order kit.
The first presidential visit to Waco, more than a century ago, drew an estimated crowd of more than 30,000 people.
WACO dropped their first round playoff game last night to Lynnville-Sully 28-8.
In this occasional feature on the Religion page, the Waco Tribune-Herald highlights the sacred books of Central Texans.
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In science:

Sky X-ray Observations in the Next Decade, Proceedings of the Riken Workshop held in Waco, Japan, March, eds. M.
The Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer
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