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Irving,city (1990 pop. 155,037), Dallas co., N Tex., a suburb of DallasDallas,
city (1990 pop. 1,006,877), seat of Dallas co., N Tex., on the Trinity River near the junction of its three forks; inc. 1871. The second largest Texas city, after Houston, and the eighth largest U.S. city, Dallas is a commercial, industrial, and financial center.
..... Click the link for more information. ; inc. as a city 1952. Building supplies, chemicals, electronic equipment, and airplane parts are manufactured in Irving. The city has grown rapidly along with the expanding business community of the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area, profiting from the nearby oil, aerospace, electronic, engineering, and automobile industries. The prosperous business center, Las Colinas, which is headquarters to ExxonMobil, is also in the vicinity. The Univ. of Dallas is in Irving, and Dallas–Fort Worth Airport borders the city on the west.
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1. Sir Henry. real name John Henry Brodribb. 1838--1905, English actor and manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London (1878--1902)
2. Washington. 1783--1859, US essayist and short-story writer, noted for The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1820), which contains the stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
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