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Harlingen

(här`lĭnjən), city (1990 pop. 48,735), Cameron co., extreme S Tex.; inc. 1910. It is a shipping and processing center in the lower Rio Grande valley, an irrigated farming area yielding citrus and other fruits, grain, vegetables, sugar cane, and cotton. The city, which is linked to the Intracoastal Waterway by a barge channel, has food processing, apparel manufacturing, and factories making various chemical and metal products. Harlingen was founded (c.1904) with the coming of the railroad and grew with the agricultural development of the surrounding area. It is the seat of a boys' preparatory marine academy. An airfield located in Harlingen Industrial Air Park maintains flying models of U.S. World War II aircraft.

Harlingen

 

a city in the southern USA, in the state of Texas. Population, 35,000 (1975; including the city of Brownsville and the surrounding suburbs, 170,000). Harlingen is the center of an agricultural region that produces citrus and other fruits, vegetables, and cotton. Its chief industry is food processing.

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The ULB opens its 2008 schedule on May 13th when Harlingen visits the League's defending champions in Alexandria, Louisiana, for a 2007 Championship Series rematch; both Laredo and Edinburg will host their home openers that evening as well.
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But he attends Harlingen High School South, a public school in Texas that forbids boys, but not girls, from growing their hair past their shoulders.

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