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Etymology 1 
Proper noun 
- A city of west-central Texas west-southwest of Fort Worth; founded in 1881 with the coming of the railroad, the city first prospered as a shipping center for cattle.
- A city in Kansas.
Etymology 2 
Named for the town of Abilene, Texas, near where the artifacts were discovered.
Abilene (not comparable)