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1. abilene

a city in central Texas

2. abilene

a town in central Kansas to the west of Topeka; home of Dwight D. Eisenhower

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see synonyms of abilene
a city in central Texas. Pop: 114 889 (2003 est)

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see synonyms of abilene
city in central Tex.: pop. 116,000

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1. A city of central Kansas west of Topeka. From 1867, when the railroad arrived, until 1871, it was a major shipping point for Texas cattle.
2. A city of west-central Texas west-southwest of Fort Worth. Founded in 1881 with the coming of the railroad, the city first prospered as a shipping center for cattle.

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