Tyler


Tyler
/tuy"leuhr/, n.
1. John, 1790-1862, 10th president of the U.S. 1841-45.
2. Moses Coit /koyt/, 1835-1900, U.S. historian and educator.
3. Wat /wot/ or Walter, died 1381, English rebel: leader of the peasants' revolt of 1381.
4. a city in E Texas. 70,508.
5. a male given name.

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(as used in expressions)
Moore Mary Tyler
Wat Tyler's Rebellion
Tyler Anne
Tyler John

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      city, seat (1846) of Smith county, northeastern Texas, U.S. It is located 100 miles (160 km) east-southeast of Dallas. Laid out in 1846 and named for President John Tyler (Tyler, John), it was a farming centre until 1930, when the East Texas oil field was discovered. A transportation focus, Tyler became the administrative headquarters for oil companies and now has refineries and commercial and light-industrial developments. Tyler is a regional centre for manufacturing, health care, and retail. It is also known for its flower industry, exemplified by Tyler Municipal Rose Garden and Museum (the country's largest rose showcase), its annual Texas Rose Festival (October), and the Azalea and Spring Flower Trail. The city is the seat of Texas College (1894), Tyler Junior College (1926), and the University of Texas at Tyler (1971); the planetarium located on the campus of Tyler Junior College is one of the state's largest. Tyler State Park is located on the northern edge of the city, and there are many small lakes in the vicinity, including Lake Tyler and Lake Tyler East. Notable attractions include Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum, Caldwell Zoo, Tyler Museum of Art, Carnegie History Center, and the Goodman-LeGrand Home (1859), an antebellum residence that is now a museum. Inc. city, 1907. Pop. (1990) city, 75,450; Tyler MSA, 151,309; (2000) city, 83,650; Tyler MSA, 174,706.

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  • Tyler — Tyler, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 83650 Housing Units (2000): 35337 Land area (2000): 49.302601 sq. miles (127.693144 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.114240 sq. miles (0.295880 sq. km) Total area (2000): 49.416841 sq. miles (127.989024 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tyler — Tyler, John Tyler, Wat * * * (as used in expressions) Moore, Mary Tyler Tyler, Anne Tyler, John …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • TYLER (W.) — TYLER WALTER dit WAT (mort en 1381) D’origine obscure, peut être ancien valet d’armes, Walter Tyler est présenté par toutes les chroniques, dont celles de Froissart, comme l’un des grands «capitaines» de la révolte des paysans et artisans anglais …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Tyler, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 83650 Housing Units (2000): 35337 Land area (2000): 49.302601 sq. miles (127.693144 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.114240 sq. miles (0.295880 sq. km) Total area (2000): 49.416841 sq. miles (127.989024 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Tyler — (spr. teil r), John, 10. Präsident der Ver. Staaten von Amerika, geb. 29. März 1790 in Virginien, 1841 erst Vizepräsident, dann durch Harrisons Tod bis 1845 Präsident, verleibte Texas der Union ein, gest. 18. Jan. 1862 in Richmond. – Vgl. L. G.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tyler [2] — Tyler, Wat, s. Wat Tyler …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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