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Ector, TX -- U.S. city in Texas

Population (2000): 600
Housing Units (2000): 263
Land area (2000): 1.182510 sq. miles (3.062687 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.182510 sq. miles (3.062687 sq. km)
FIPS code: 22516
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 33.577470 N, 96.272284 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 75439
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Ector

Ector -- U.S. County in Texas

Population (2000): 121123
Housing Units (2000): 49500
Land area (2000): 901.056503 sq. miles (2333.725529 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.624855 sq. miles (1.618368 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 901.681358 sq. miles (2335.343897 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 31.867206 N, 102.434820 W
Headwords:
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Ector County
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Ector

Ector can refer to:

  • A variation of the name Hector
  • Ector, a city in Fannin County, Texas
  • Ector County, Texas
  • Sir Ector, King Arthur's foster father in medieval legend
  • Ector de Maris, half brother of Lancelot

Usage examples of "ector".

Even the infidels and their leader, Alford, who now claimed Dunhanshire for themselves in the absent king's name, were superstitious enough to give Ector a wide path.

And when Sir Ector was come he made fiaunce to the king for to nourish the child like as the king desired.

And by fortune as Sir Breuse fled, he saw even afore him three knights of the Table Round, of the which the one hight Sir Ector de Maris, the other hight Sir Percivale de Galis, the third hight Sir Harry le Fise Lake, a good knight and an hardy.

My old friends Lord Ector and Lady Glynnis preened with pride that their foster son had grown into his heritage.

Cei is the son of Ector ap Ednywain, the chieftain at Caer Gei who took Igraine and her four bastard children into his household when Uther rejected them.

Then it happed that Gawaine and Sir Ector de Maris were with the knights without.

Then departed Gawaine and came to Ector, and so took their horses and rode till they came to a forester's house, which harboured them right well.

One thing marvelled me, said Sir Ector, I have met with twenty knights, fellows of mine, and all they complain as I do.

There were two little merlins which had only just been taken up from hacking, an old peregrine who was not much use in this wooded country but who was kept for appearances, a kestrel on which the boys had learned the rudiments of falconry, a spar-hawk which Sir Ector was kind enough to keep for the parson, and, caged off in a special apartment of his own at the far end, there was the tiercel goshawk Cully.

Everybody knew that you could never catch a unicorn without a young virgin for bait (in which case the unicorn meekly laid its white head and mother-of-pearl horn in her lap) and so the puppies would go chargin' off into the forest for leagues and leagues, and never catch it, and get lost, and then what would Sir Ector say to his sovereign?