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

  • A city of southern Texas near the mouth of the Rio Grande across from Matamoros, Mexico. Founded as Fort Brown in 1846, it grew as a port of entry.

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  • noun a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico; has a channel that accommodates oceangoing ships


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