City Dictionary - The Dictionary with Local Flavor
Search In: Texas Entire Site

Top Texas Entries

61. Borracho: A stew-like dish made from beans, beer, pork, peppers.  
62. Empire CafĂ©  
63. Grand Parkway: Also known as State Highway 99 or the Outer Beltway  
64. Skate Trash: A Houston-based social organization for skateboarders  
65. Houston Hash House Harriers: An organization of runners who gather afterwards for drinking and other such social events.  
66. Heights, The: Known as the Houston Heights, it's a large community located in northwest-central of the city.  
67. Ice House, The: Short for the West Alabama Ice House, a Spartan but locally-frequented bar on Hazard Street  
68. Texas Caviar: A type of relish made primarily from peppers, beans and onions.  
69. Tejano: Tex-Mex folk music  
70. Texas Medical Center: A conglomerate of over a 40 different structures, the medical center is one of the highest densities of clinical fa...  
71. Johnson Space Center: Located in the center for human spaceflight activities, the space center is where astronauts are trained research i...  
72. Houston Museum District: Located in southern part of downtown, it is known for its reknowed exhibits and diverse venues.  
73. Theater District: located in downtown Houston, the district is home to Houston's nine performing arts organizations, the 130,000 squa...  
74. Astrodome: Also known as the 8th wonder of the world, the Astrodome was the home of the Houston Astros and the world first ind...  
75. Hurrican Rita: September 2005 hurricane which led to the largest municipal evacuation in US history.  
 
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 > >>
 
Texas Tagline
"Don't mess with Texas!" Edit | History
Poll
Past Words of the Day

Trustafarian is the portmanteau of the words "trust fund" and "Rastafarian". A trustafarian is typically an upper-middle-class white kid who attends school at Boulder who is wholly funded by his parents (whose fortunes are usually amassed through giant corporations) and talks of the evils of capitalism.

Old nickname for Milwaukee, esp. in the 19th century. The source of the nickname was the cream colored bricks once manufactured in Milwaukee.

1. Question from an Italian beef vendor about whether you would like it dipped in the juice or not.

2. Chicagoans used to refer to Italian Beef as "Dago Beef," but this practice became has been phased out in the last few decades as the term has been recognized as highly offensive.

Many suspected Chris Rock of basketball skill whenever UW guard Kammron Taylor took to the court. Kammron Taylor is a spittin' image of the famous comic.

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, or IUPUI, the acronym that inspired the not-so-flattering nickname.