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Abilene, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
Population (2000): 6543
Housing Units (2000): 3104
Land area (2000): 4.128864 sq. miles (10.693709 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.128864 sq. miles (10.693709 sq. km)
FIPS code: 00125
Located within: Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
Location: 38.919721 N, 97.217329 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 67410
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Abilene, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Population (2000): 115930
Housing Units (2000): 45618
Land area (2000): 105.131329 sq. miles (272.288881 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 5.478724 sq. miles (14.189829 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 110.610053 sq. miles (286.478710 sq. km)
FIPS code: 01000
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 32.446425 N, 99.745482 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 79601 79602 79603 79605 79606
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Abilene (biblical)

Abilene or simply Abila was a plain, a district in Coele-Syria, of which the chief town was Abila Lysaniou (Abilan de tên Lusaniou). The limits of this region are nowhere exactly defined, but it seems to have included the eastern slopes of the Anti-Lebanon range, and to have extended south and southeast of Damascus as far as the borders of Galilaea, Batanaea, and Trachonitis. According to Flavius Josephus, Abilene was a separate Iturean kingdom until 37 AD.

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Abilene (song)

Abilene is a song written by Bob Gibson, Albert Stanton, Lester Brown and John D. Loudermilk, and recorded by American country music artist George Hamilton IV. It is very similar to Cocaine Blues.The song reached number one on the U.S. country music chart for four weeks, and peaked at number 15 on the pop music charts. George Hamilton IV performed "Abilene" in the 1963 movie Hootenanny Hoot.

Usage examples of "abilene".

Fort Dodge as soon as your marriage is annulled, then catch the train to Abilene.

He owns the very 228 Diana Palmer Rage of Passion 229 successful Coleman Santa Gertrudis Ranch, the C-Bar Cross, just outside Abilene.

Shortly before they reached the turnoff to Abilene, they began to notice objects scattered on the highway: first colored pills and capsules, then a broken bottle, articles of clothing, strips of rubber from a tire, black skid marks on the pavement, and finally, as they rounded a gentle curve, the bus itself lying on its side beside the road, pieces of it strewn behind, and a jagged, doorlike piece of the rear-left side ripped up.

As we expected to reach Abilene, a railroad point, within a week, we took on only a small stock of staple supplies.

Near the middle of the afternoon, as we were in the rear, looking over the drag steers, he complimented me on having the fewest tender-footed animals of any herd that had passed Abilene since his arrival.

As we should easily pass Abilene before noon, I asked him as a favor that he take the wagon in and get us sufficient supplies to last until Red River was reached.

Flood and Priest had passed Abilene, Texas, in safety, but no word had reached our employer since, and it was believed that they had turned eastward and would come up the Chisholm Trail.

I had worked with cattle all the time, and had made one trip over the trail from Collin County to Abilene, Kansas.

Until now, where on the back blocks of the Bechtel Military Abilene site, Billy earned the respect and admiration of his coworkers by clocking torso-shaped targets from farther out than anyone else.

For a construction worker in Abilene, Texas, skiing was about as exotic as you could get.

Peaster, Texas, and lived most of his life in Cross Plains, in the center of Texas between Abilene and Brownwood.

He was only seven when I took him and Clan clear across Texas to Abilene, Kansas.

And when we start the drive to the stockyards in Abilene, we need to leave extra help here to see to the ranch chores.

In Dodge and Abilene they did better, but in Cheyenne they found the competition of a better troupe and barely broke even.

Number two, the trail from San Antonio to Abilene was called the Chisholm Trail.