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

  • A city of extreme western Texas on the Rio Grande opposite Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The surrounding area was first settled by Spanish missionaries, soldiers, and traders in the 17th century. Population: 609,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Texas.

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

  • n. a city in western Texas on the Mexican border; located on the northern bank of the Rio Grande across from the Mexican city of Juarez


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