Talk:Texas (disambiguation)

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Deletions[edit]

I feel bad deleting all this, but we got to due to the manual of style. I did save all this hard work. maybe we can make some new pages out of it. a Pop culture and texas page maybe? who knows?

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Historical[edit]

  • Operation Texas, an undercover operation to relocate European Jews to Texas, away from Nazi persecution.
  • Texas Brigade, a Confederate States Army brigade during the American Civil War
  • Texas Road, a major trade and emigrant route across Indian Territory

Objects[edit]

  • Texas Cyclone, a roller coaster at Six Flags Astroworld
  • Texas Giant, a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Texas
  • Texas Interconnection, one of the three minor alternating current (AC) power grids in North America.
  • Texas Pete, a retail brand name for a Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • Texas Red, or sulforhodamine 101 acid chloride is a red fluorescent dye
  • Texas Roadhouse, a national restaurant franchise
  • Texas Star, the largest Ferris wheel in North America
  • Texas toast, thicker variation of pre-sliced packaged bread
  • Texas Towers a set of off-shore radar facilities used by the United States Air Force during the Cold War
  • Texas Tower (lighthouse), a structure, similar to an off-shore oil platform, used as a platform for a lighthouse
  • Texas Wiener, a type of hot dog
  • Texas Zephyr, a historical passenger train that was operated by the Fort Worth and Denver Railway

Organizations[edit]

Places[edit]

Roads[edit]

  • Texas T, or T-ramp, is a T-shaped highway ramp
  • Texas U-turn, or Texas turnaround: lane allowing cars traveling on one side of a one-way frontage road to U-turn into the opposite frontage road

Species[edit]

  • Babesia, a parasite that causes Texas cattle fever
  • Fraxinus texensis (Texas Ash or Mountain Ash) is a species of Fraxinus
  • Senecio ampullaceus also known as Texas ragwort, Texas squaw-weed, Texas groundsel, and Texas butterweed, a species of Senecio
  • Texas Antelope Squirrel (Ammospermophilus interpres) a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family
  • Texas Brown Snake (Storeria dekayi texana) is a non-venomous snake
  • Texas cichlid (Herichthys cyanoguttatus, formerly Cichlasoma cyanoguttatum) is a freshwater fish of the cichlid family
  • Texas Honey locust (Gleditsia × texana) is a tree native to America
  • Texas longhorn is a breed of cattle
  • Texas Mescalbean (Calia secundiflora, formerly Sophora secundiflora), also known as the Frijolito or, confusingly, as Texas Mountain Laurel, is a slow-growing, common shrub or small tree
  • Texas Pinyon or Papershell Pinyon (Pinus remota) is a pine in the pinyon pine group
  • Texas root rot, or cotton root rot, a plant pathogen
  • Texas Sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) is an evergreen shrub
  • Texas Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus olivaceus) is a species of phrynosomatid lizard native to the south central United States
  • Quercus fusiformis, commonly known as Texas Live Oak, an evergreen or nearly evergreen tree

Buildings[edit]

  • Texas Hall, a combination theater and special events center on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington
  • Texas High School, a public school in Texarkana, Texas
  • Texas Theatre, a performing arts theatre in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas

Terminology[edit]

  • Texas heart shot a euphemism used in hunting referring to a shot fired at the base of the tail of an animal facing directly away from the shooter.
  • Texas Rig a technique used for fishing soft plastic lures.