Dallas

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Dallas is a large city in the northern part of the U.S. state of Texas. It is a part of a much larger group of cities called the Metroplex, along with important cities like Arlington, Denton, Fort Worth, and Plano. The city is one of the largest in the United States.

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The city is home to the Dallas Cowboys, a professional American football team. The city is also home to the Dallas Stars, a hockey team in the NHL, the Texas Rangers, a baseball team in the MLB, and the Dallas Mavericks, a basketball team in the NBA.

History[change | edit source]

The city of Dallas was started in 1841[1] by John Neely Bryan.[2] Over time, it grew into a large city with many companies. In 1915, Southern Methodist University opened in Dallas. On November 22, 1963, United States President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas.

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Coordinates: 32°47′58″N 96°47′14″W / 32.799528°N 96.787166°W / 32.799528; -96.787166

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