the largest city in Texas; located in southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico; site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston(noun)
United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
A city in Texas, USA, named after .
Any of a number of other places in the English-speaking world.
of mainly American usage, transferred from the surname.
Origin: Originally from a place near Glasgow, from the equivalent of ""Hugh's town".
Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States of America, and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas. According to the 2011 U.S. Census, the city had a population of over 2.1 million people within a land area of 599.6 square miles. Houston is the seat of Harris County and the economic center of Houston–The Woodlands-Sugar Land, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with over 6 million people. Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou, now known as Allen's Landing. and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad industry, combined with oil discovery in 1901, has induced continual surges in the city's population. In the mid-twentieth century, Houston became the home of the Texas Medical Center—the world's largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions—and NASA's Johnson Space Center, where the Mission Control Center is located. Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sectors and building oilfield equipment; only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters. The Port of Houston ranks first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled and second in total cargo tonnage handled. The city has a population from various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. It is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District. Houston has an active visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District and offers year-round resident companies in all major performing arts.
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The numerical value of Houston in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Houston in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Houston is way less expensive than Delaware and New York.
Houston, uh, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.
The ex-left-hander Dave Roberts will be going for Houston.
This not the day to be on the roads in the city of Houston.
Houston has its largest crowd of the night here this evening.
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