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Río Bravo

[ree-aw vrah-vaw] /ˈri ɔ ˈvrɑ vɔ/
noun
1.
Mexican name of Rio Grande (def 1).

Rio Grande

[ree-oh grand, gran-dee, grahn-dey for 1; Portuguese ree-oo grahn-di for 2, 3] /ˈri oʊ ˈgrænd, ˈgræn di, ˈgrɑn deɪ for 1; Portuguese ˌri ʊ ˈgrɑ̃ dɪ for 2, 3/
noun
1.
Mexican Rio Bravo. a river flowing from SW Colorado through central New Mexico and along the boundary between Texas and Mexico into the Gulf of Mexico. 1800 miles (2900 km) long.
2.
a river flowing W from SE Brazil into the Paraná River. 650 miles (1050 km) long.
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Río Bravo

/Spanish ˈrio ˈbraβo/
noun
1.
the Mexican name for the Rio Grande

Rio Grande

noun
1.
(ˈriːəʊ ˈɡrænd; ˈɡrændɪ). a river in North America, rising in SW Colorado and flowing southeast to the Gulf of Mexico, forming the border between the US and Mexico. Length: about 3030 km (1885 miles) Mexican name Río Bravo
2.
(Portuguese) (ˈriu ˈɡrəndi). a port in SE Brazil, in SE Rio Grande do Sul state: serves as the port for Porto Alegre. Pop: 188 000 (2005 est)
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Rio Grande [(ree-oh grand, gran-dee)]

River running east from Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, dividing the United States from Mexico.

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