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

  • Or in Mexico Río Bra·vo (bräˈvō)Rio Grande 1 A river, about 3,033 km (1,885 mi) long, rising in southwest Colorado and flowing generally south through central New Mexico to southwest Texas, where it turns southeast and forms the U.S.-Mexican border for the rest of its course. It empties into the Gulf of Mexico near Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Mexico.
  • A city of extreme southeast Brazil at the southern entrance of the Lagoa dos Patos. It is a major processing and shipping center. Population: 188,000.

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  • n. a North American river; boundary between the United States and Mexico; flows into Gulf of Mexico


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