Garland

/gahr"leuhnd/, n.
1. Hamlin /ham"lin/, 1860-1940, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet.
2. Judy (Frances Gumm), 1922-69, U.S. singer and actress.
3. a city in NE Texas, near Dallas. 138,857.
4. a male or female given name.

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City (pop., 2000: 215,768), northern Texas, U.S. Bordering Dallas, it was founded when two rival railroad communities, Duck Creek and Embree, were consolidated in 1887.

Its economy is industrialized and supplemented by the farm crops grown on the nearby Blacklands Belt. Manufactures include electronic equipment, chemicals, and scientific instruments.

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      city, Dallas county, northern Texas, U.S. Adjacent to Dallas (west), it was founded in 1887, when two rival railroad communities, Duck Creek and Embree, were consolidated by an act of the U.S. Congress and named for Attorney General Augustus H. Garland. In May 1927 a tornado destroyed much of the city and killed 17 people.

      Garland's economy is industrialized and supplemented by the farm crops grown on the nearby Blacklands Belt. A wide variety of manufactures includes electronic equipment, chemicals, and scientific instruments; a popular brand of cowboy hat is also manufactured in the city. Inc. 1891. Pop. (1990) 180,650; (2000) 215,768.

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