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1/21/2022, 9:40 PM Mike C texas added (from user-submitted name 197199)
12/30/2014, 8:22 AM Fanny 197199
8/8/2014, 9:31 AM Fanny

Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. TEHK-səs(English) TEH-khas(Spanish) TEHK-SAS(French) TEHK-sas(Italian, German)

Meaning & History

A state of the United States, from Spanish Texas or Tejas, originally an ethnic name used by the Spanish for the Caddo. It was derived from the Caddo word taysha meaning "friends, allies".