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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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  • MATAMOROS - Four Mexican men were arraigned in Matamoros for transporting more than $1.7 million in bulk cash in ill-gained funds, authorities said.

    Brownsville Herald :

  • MATAMOROS - At least two people are dead and dozens are injured during a riot at a Matamoros prison.

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  • Somebody here has mentioned that Matamoros is not a friendly city for large RV's.

    Planning RV trip to Tulum

  • I made such a contact in Matamoros with such a company and was told that it is not possible to bring into Mexico ANY car that is younger than ten years old even if I would pay the Import Duty on it.

    Getting a 6 Month Tourist Permit for the Car

  • The Web site of the U.S. consul general in Matamoros warns Americans to exercise extreme caution while on Falcon Lake, which is - these days - heavily patrolled by Border Patrol boats.

    Mexican Border Lake Shooting Still Awash In Mystery

  • Then to take that used (2002 model) ca on a trailer to (let's say Brownsville, TX) unload it and meet my wife at the Mexican border office in Matamoros and both of us put our names on it after paying the duty so that we could both drive that car with Mexican plates in Mexico.

    Need Advice on Retiring to Mexico & Getting Married to a Mexican National

  • After crossing the Rio Grande, a wide dusty road, about a mile in length, leads to Matamoros, which is a Mexican city of about 9000 inhabitants.

    Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863

  • After crossing the Rio Grande, a wide dusty road, about a mile in length, leads to Matamoros, which is a Mexican city of about 9,000 inhabitants.

    Three Months in the Southern States: April, June, 1863.

  • A Mexican law enforcement official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that on Monday evening approximately 80 SUVs belonging to the Zetas drove into Matamoros, which is predominantly Gulf Cartel territory and, with the exception of the prison breakout, had been relatively spared from the armed conflict.

    Brownsville Herald :

  • Others along the border include consulates in Nuevo Laredo, Matamoros, Tijuana and Nogales, along with smaller consular agencies in Ciudad Acu├▒a, Piedras Negras and Reynosa.

    Consular Bomb Raises Concerns

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