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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dallas(noun)

    a large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields

Wiktionary

  1. Dallas(ProperNoun)

    A city in Texas, USA

  2. Dallas(ProperNoun)

    A placename A large city, the county seat of Dallas County, in northeastern Texas, United States. A city, the county seat of Paulding County, Georgia, United States. A city, the county seat of Polk County, Oregon, United States. A small village in northwestern Moray council area, Scotland.

    Etymology: Named after George M. Dallas, vice president to Polk; family name is evolved from dalhous (13th c.), meaning "dweller at the house in the dale," from dale + house.

  3. Dallas(ProperNoun)

    A surname.

    Etymology: Named after George M. Dallas, vice president to Polk; family name is evolved from dalhous (13th c.), meaning "dweller at the house in the dale," from dale + house.

  4. Dallas(ProperNoun)

    A unisex given name transferred from the place name.

    Etymology: Named after George M. Dallas, vice president to Polk; family name is evolved from dalhous (13th c.), meaning "dweller at the house in the dale," from dale + house.

Freebase

  1. Dallas

    Dallas is the ninth most populous city in the United States and the third most populous city in the state of Texas. The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is the largest metropolitan area in the South and fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat. However, slices of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. The city had a population of 1,197,816 in 2010, according to the United States Census Bureau. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area had a population of 6,645,678 in 2012. The metroplex economy is the sixth largest in the United States, with a 2010 gross metropolitan product of $374 billion. Its 2010 Real GDP amounted to $325 billion. Dallas was founded in 1841 and formally incorporated as a city in February 1856. The city's economy is primarily based on banking, commerce, telecommunications, computer technology, energy, healthcare and medical research, transportation and logistics. The city is home to the third largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation. Located in North Texas and a major city in the American South, Dallas is the main core of the largest inland metropolitan area in the United States that lacks any navigable link to the sea.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dallas in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dallas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Dallas in a Sentence

  1. Jordan Spieth:

    It's a cool atmosphere, it's unlike any other event. It's been a lot of fun the last couple of days. ... I came out here Friday because the weather has been rough in Dallas. It's been tough sitting on the couch watching these tournaments and not playing in them and watching my peers get out there and compete. I want to get back at it.

  2. Phillip Rolen:

    I ’m patriotic, military tradition is rich in Phillip Rolen family. I reached out to the school to get their side of the story, but no one returned my telephone calls. In a statement to the NBC television affiliate in Dallas the school district defended itself against accusations they were being unpatriotic.

  3. Abbi Sigler:

    Ed will travel to Dallas this week to raise money for his campaign. He's proud to have the support of President Bush and conservative leaders from across the commonwealth and the country, this is a crucial campaign for Virginia Republicans, and Ed will work tirelessly to ensure we have the resources necessary to defeat Ralph Northam or Tom Perriello in November, and bring conservative leadership back to Richmond.

  4. Jon Kitna:

    Like, literally, I could bring one of my coaches here from the last seven years and I could hand Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks coach this, and theyd know exactly what this is and how it works and what were doing, he gave me all that stuff.

  5. Josh Gravens:

    It would be absolutely disruptive and possibly push me out of a town where I finally feel like I’ve found my way, dallas is the first city I felt I had a chance. A lot of places I was terrified of my own name.

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