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Texas hedge  


      n     (Finance)   the opposite of a normal hedging operation, in which risk is increased by buying more than one financial instrument of the same kind  
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Texas  
      n   a state of the southwestern U.S., on the Gulf of Mexico: the second largest state; part of Mexico from 1821 to 1836, when it was declared an independent republic; joined the U.S. in 1845; consists chiefly of a plain, with a wide flat coastal belt rising up to the semiarid Sacramento and Davis Mountains of the southwest; a major producer of cotton, rice, and livestock; the chief U.S. producer of oil and gas; a leading world supplier of sulphur. Capital: Austin. Pop.: 19439337 (1997 est.). Area: 678927 sq. km (262134 sq. miles),   (Abbrevs.)    Tex     (with zip code)   TX  
  Texan      n, adj  


Texas fever  
      n   an infectious disease of cattle caused by the protozoan Babesia bigemina and transmitted by the bite of a tick  
Texas hedge  
      n     (Finance)   the opposite of a normal hedging operation, in which risk is increased by buying more than one financial instrument of the same kind  
Texas Rangers  
      pl n   the state police of Texas, originally formed in the 19th century to defend outlying regions against Indians and Mexicans and to fight lawlessness  

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