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ˈdæl əsDal·las

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dallasnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Dallasnoun

    A city in Texas, USA

  2. Dallasnoun

    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. Dallasnoun

    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. Dallasnoun

    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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  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. Animal Planet:

    She's one of the only giraffes at the Dallas Zoo who can stick her long tongue out on cue!

  2. Jacquelyne Froeber:

    I was recruited from Des Moines to be the editor-in-chief of Celebrated Living and also the senior editor for American Way, the opportunity to come to Dallas and be a part of this brand and its voice was so exciting for anyone like me in a creative job. It was a dream job, to be able to start something from the bottom up and give it a voice and make it as great as you possibly can. It was a dream opportunity.

  3. Sana Syed:

    It does appear at this time it was a hack, and it does appear this came from the Dallas area.

  4. James Harden:

    (It's) extremely tough (to) come back home after a tough loss (in Dallas on Wednesday) and just give the game away, we've still got an opportunity, we've just got to win out and have some other teams lose.

  5. Dallas Police Department:

    The investigation has been forwarded to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office for their actions. Therefore, we respectfully decline your interview request.

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