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Fort Worth at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

a city in the northeast of the US state of Texas, near Dallas. It is a centre for farming, the oil industry, and the aircraft-building industry.//

Fort Worth at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

City (pop., 1996 est.: 480,000), N Texas. It lies on the Trinity River and constitutes the W part of the Dallas-Fort Worth urban complex. Founded in 1849 as a military outpost against Comanche raids, it was a stopover point for cattle drives on the Chisholm Trail. It became a cattle-shipping boomtown after the railroad arrived in 1876. Oil finds brought the petroleum-refining industry in 1920, and in 1949 aircraft manufacturing began there, expanded now to include aerospace and electronic equipment. It is the seat of Texas Christian Univ. (1873) and Texas Wesleyan Univ. (1890), and its attractions include the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.

Fort Worth at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Fort Worth
n : a city in northeastern Texas (just west of Dallas); a major
industrial center

Fort Worth at English (WD) Of Explained:


Proper noun

Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Large city in the state of Texas, (United States).

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