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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  • They are often captured after swimming the Rio Grande or traversing it in rafts.

    More illegal immigrants from India crossing border

  • Set on a shoulder of a dormant volcano at an elevation of 7,200 feet, it commands a godly view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the east.

    Riding Rockets

  • Borges had scientific ideas about immigration and held that only assimilable elements should be allowed to enter Rio Grande do Sul.


  • He also suggested that the da Vinci use the prefix codes of the runabout Rio Grande to aid them in their battle against Overseer Biron of the Androssi at Empok Nor Cold Fusion.

    Miracle Workers

  • The main part of this "Christian Indian State", as the Reductions have been called, was formed by the 30 [32] Guaraní Reductions, which came into being during the period from 1609-1780 in the territory of the present country of Paraguay, the Argentine Provinces of Misiones and Corrientes, and the Brazilian Province of Rio Grande do Sul.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Madrid on 15 January, 1750, contained among its provisions the agreement that Spain retain the long-contested colony San Sacramento at the mouth of the Uruguay, and transfer to Portugal, in exchange, the seven Reductions lying on the left bank of the Uruguay, i.e. about two-thirds of the present Brazilian province of Rio Grande do

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Being the businessmen they are, they need to start looking for ways to supplement that work, said Rosendo Hinojosa, chief of the U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector, at the southernmost tip of Texas, which is the most active nationwide for apprehending Indian nationals.

    More illegal immigrants from India crossing border

  • He took the runabout Rio Grande to the Trivas system to rendezvous with the Starfleet Corps of Engineers team on the U.S.S. da Vinci to aid in the salvage Cold Fusion.

    Miracle Workers

  • After leaving the Rio Grande Valley, we camped one night without water, - disappointed in not reaching the Rio Mimbles.

    The adventures of two Alabama boys,

  • Tewa was the language of a number of the Rio Grande pueblos and it was expressive in describing the beauty of the clouds, rain, water, corn.

    Stallion Gate


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