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|— Duchy of Austenasia —|
|Country||Empire of Austenasia|
|Founded||19 January 2020|
|- Landed Noble||Vacant|
|- Total||0.196009 km2 (0.1 sq mi)|
|- Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
The name Taysha is derived from the Caddo word táyshaʼ (/tʼajʃaʔ/) meaning "friend". This word was applied, in the spelling Tejas or Texas, by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves, specifically the Hasinai Confederacy, with the final -s representing the Spanish plural. It was from this word that the current English name of the U.S. state of Texas was therefore derived; upon Austenasia annexing claims within this area, it was decided to use a name closer to the original Native American word out of respect for the region's Pre-Columbian inhabitants and history.