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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hackberry  \Hack"ber`ry\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  trees  ({Celtis})  related  to  the  elm,  but  bearing 
  drupes  with  scanty,  but  often  edible,  pulp.  {C.  occidentalis} 
  is  common  in  the  Eastern  United  States.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hackberry 
  n  1:  any  of  various  trees  of  the  genus  Celtis  having 
  inconspicuous  flowers  and  small  berrylike  fruits  [syn:  {nettle 
  tree}] 
  2:  small  edible  dark  purple  to  black  berry  with  large  pits; 
  southern  United  States  [syn:  {sugarberry}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hackberry,  LA  (CDP,  FIPS  32405) 
  Location:  29.96828  N,  93.43384  W 
  Population  (1990):  1664  (774  housing  units) 
  Area:  213.0  sq  km  (land),  29.6  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  70645 
  Hackberry,  TX  (town,  FIPS  31715) 
  Location:  33.15001  N,  96.91843  W 
  Population  (1990):  200  (92  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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