Houston

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Originally from a place near Glasgow, from the Middle English equivalent of ""Hugh's town".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhjuːstɨn/, /ˈhj̊uːstɨn/

Note that in the street name in New York City, Houston Street, Houston is pronounced IPA(key): /ˈhæwstɨn/.

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Houston

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A city in Texas, USA, named after Sam Houston.
  3. Any of a number of other places in the English-speaking world.
  4. A male given name of mainly American usage, transferred from the surname.
  5. The NASA Mission Control complex located in Houston, named the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center since 1973.
    1970: Houston, we've had a problem here.

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