The Lone Star State


The Lone Star State
«штат одинокой звезды». Официальное прозвище штата Техас, на флаге которого изображена одна звезда. Отторгнутый от Мексики рабовладельцами американского Юга Техас в течение некоторого времени был независимой республикой, экономика которой основывалась на рабском труде негров. С тех пор «одинокая звезда» символизирует независимый дух Техаса. Противопоставляя себя жителям других штатов США, техасцы с гордостью называют себя Lone Star Staters — жители «штата одинокой звезды».

Америка через американизмы. — М.: «Высшая школа». . 1982.

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  • The Lone Star Ranger — Infobox Book | name = The Lone Star Ranger title orig = translator = image caption = author = Zane Grey illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = subject = genre = Western novel publisher = pub date = 1915… …   Wikipedia

  • Lone-Star State — prop. n. Texas; a nickname alluding to the single star on its coat of arms, being the device used on its flag and seal when it was a republic. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lone Star State of Mind — Infobox Album | Name = Lone Star State of Mind Type = Album Artist = Nanci Griffith Released = 1987 Recorded = July 1986, Soundstage/The Back Stage Studios, Nashville, Tennessee Genre = Country Length = 35:48 Label = MCA Records Producer = Tony… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lone Star State — Texas (used as a nickname). * * * Lone Star State, a nickname for Texas (from the single star on its flag and seal). * * * a nickname for the state of Texas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lone-Star State — noun the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico • Syn: ↑Texas, ↑TX • Derivationally related forms: ↑Texan (for: ↑Texas) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lone Star State — noun a name used for the US state of Texas …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lone Star Series — The Lone Star Series is an annual Major League Baseball contest featuring Texas two major league franchises, the Texas Rangers of the American League and the Houston Astros of the National League. It is an outgrowth of the natural rivalry… …   Wikipedia

  • Lone Star — (Lonestar or Lone Stars) may refer to:*Lone Star Flag, the official flag of the U.S. State of Texas **The Lone Star State, an official nickname for the U.S. State of Texas; derived from the flag *Lone Star, Texas, a city in east Texas, USA *Lone… …   Wikipedia

  • Lone Star — Lone Star, bzw Lonestar steht für Lone Star Flag, die offizielle Flagge des US Bundesstaats Texas The Lone Star State, offizieller Beiname des US Bundesstaats Texas; abgeleitet vom Namen der Flagge Mann gegen Mann, ein Westernfilm aus dem Jahr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Книги

  • Unbridled, Diana Palmer. He’ll endanger everything for herWidowed Texas Ranger and single dad John Ruiz hardened his heart years ago. Day after day, he tracks the toughest criminals in the Lone Star state, leaving… Подробнее  Купить за 488.65 руб электронная книга
  • Champagne Girl, Diana Palmer. Love under the Texan skyUnderneath her bubbly carefree facade, there was more–much more–to the champagne girl. Catherine Blake had high personal standards, including a sense of duty to her… Подробнее  Купить за 365.57 руб электронная книга
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