from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river rising as a tributary in eastern New Mexico and flowing about 1,400 km (870 mi) generally southeast across Texas to the Gulf of Mexico southwest of Galveston.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A river that flows through Texas into the Gulf of Mexico.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. a North American river, flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a river that rises in Mexico and flows across Texas into the Gulf of Mexico


From Spanish brazos ("arms"). (Wiktionary)


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