Definition of Austin

1. Noun. State capital of Texas on the Colorado River; site of the University of Texas.

Exact synonyms: Capital Of Texas
Terms within: University Of Texas
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

Definition of Austin

1. a. Augustinian; as, Austin friars.

Definition of Austin

1. Proper noun. A city, the capital of Texas. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

3. Proper noun. ( male given name), in modern usage transferred back from the surname. ¹

4. Proper noun. A former make of British motor car. ¹

5. Adjective. Augustinian ¹

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Literary usage of Austin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current (1917)
"Orig. cl., in mor. case, Austin, G., Apr. 23, '17. (449) $15.00. Hunted Down. [In The New York Ledger for Aus. 20 and 27. and Sept. 3, 1859.) NY. 1859. ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"When Mrs. Austin first began to turn •her literary talents to account, ... Not lonz after the first of these was published, Mr. and Mrs. Austin took up ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Austin was settled in 1855, was incorporated as a village in 1868, ... Austin is served by the Houston & Texas Central, the International & Great Northern, ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1904)
"Reports of the committee on public safety to the Convention of the people of the state of Texas, which assembled at Austin the 28th January, 1861, ..."

5. The Great South: A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian by Edward King (1875)
"MY various journeys to Austin, the capital of Texas, enabled me to judge of its winter ... At Austin the peculiarities of Western and Eastern Texas meet and ..."

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