Lone Star State

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Flag of Texas, featuring a lone star.

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Lone Star State

  1. The official nickname for the state of Texas in the United States of America.
    • 1915, Zane Grey, chapter 15, in The Lone Star Ranger:
      Like other parts of the great Lone Star State, this section of Texas was a world in itself.
    • 1978 February 14, “Texas Turning to Its Reserves of Lignite”, in New York Times[1]:
      The Lone Star State now gets an estimated 12 percent of its electricity from lignite, and that figure is expected to double by 1985.