Definition of Houston from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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the fourth largest US city and the largest in Texas, named after Sam Houston. It is a financial, commercial, cultural and industrial centre, especially for the oil industry. The city is also a major port connected to the Gulf of Mexico by the Houston Ship Canal. It has two major universities, Rice University and the University of Houston, and the Lyndon B Johnson Space Center is also there.
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