from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northeast Mexico near the mouth of the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas. It was captured by Zachary Taylor's forces in 1846 during the Mexican War. Population: 423,000.
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- n. a city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio Grande
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