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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river rising in northwest Texas at the confluence of two forks and flowing about 1,350 km (840 mi) generally southeast to the Gulf of Mexico southwest of Galveston.

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

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Examples

  • The Brazos River is the 11th longest river in the United States with headwaters in Curry County, New Mexico.

    Rivers of Texas

  • Waco is on the Brazos River, which is spanned by a graceful suspension bridge, the pride of the town.

    The World As I Have Found It

  • Drill shaft work for the 8 feet-around and 127 feet-deep pilings on either side of the Brazos River is the main project facing construction workers now, Construction supervisor David Pillar said.

    The Facts: News

  • Drill shaft work for the 8 feet-around and 127 feet-deep pilings on either side of the Brazos River is the main project facing construction workers now, Construction supervisor David Pillar said.

    The Facts: News

  • Drill shaft work for the 8 feet-around and 127 feet-deep pilings on either side of the Brazos River is the main project facing construction workers now, Construction supervisor David Pillar said.

    The Facts: News

  • Drill shaft work for the 8 feet-around and 127 feet-deep pilings on either side of the Brazos River is the main project facing construction workers now, Construction supervisor David Pillar said.

    The Facts: News

  • Behold this quintessentially Texas quote from a former Perry classmate: A&M wasn't exactly Harvard on the Brazos River.

    HUFFPOST HILL - JUST IN: U.S. Expecting S&P Downgrade

  • RULE, Texas—Scientists went fishing in the muddy remnants of the Brazos River last week to rescue two species of rare minnows before an unrelenting drought can turn their habitat into just another dusty stretch of West Texas.

    Scientists Fish for Way to Save Shiners

  • Brandon Thibodeaux for The Wall Street Journal Scientists, above, use a net to capture minnows in the Brazos River near Rule, Texas, last week.

    Scientists Fish for Way to Save Shiners

  • "A&M wasn't exactly Harvard on the Brazos River," recalled a Perry classmate in an interview with The Huffington Post.

    Rick Perry's College Transcript: A Lot Of Cs And Ds

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