- a seaport in S Texas, near the mouth of the Rio Grande.
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NYPD officers conducted 3,020 stops in Brownsville, a crime-ridden neighborhood in Brooklyn, in the first three months of 2013.Bloomberg’s Big Win? New York’s Largest Gun Raid Ever
August 20, 2013
And after all of the searching, something deep within keeps returning me to Brownsville, Brooklyn, where it all began.How I Went From Prep School to Prison
February 17, 2009
Early in the nineteenth century, Redstone became Brownsville.Afloat on the Ohio
Reuben Gold Thwaites
Staid old Brownsville was stirred from center to sandy hollow.
Alf Burnett, the humorist, compared Brownsville to slush ice.
Lin asserted from the wildest, he had become the tamest boy in Brownsville.
It was two o'clock in the morning when the boat touched at Brownsville.