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BEXAR

BEXAR. The name Bexar was commonly applied to the presidio of San Antonio de Béxar and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, which developed into the present city of San Antonio, as well as to the municipality from which modern Bexar County evolved.

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Bexar," accessed October 01, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/uqb01.

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