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[kawn-chaws; English kon-chohs]
  1. a river in NE Mexico, flowing E and N to the Rio Grande. About 350 miles (565 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • It is situated on a small tributary of the Conchos river, in the midst of a plain.

    Life of Kit Carson

    Charles Burdett

  • East of the Tarahumares, in the northern part of the first-named state, dwell the Conchos.

  • The Passaguates live twenty-four leagues north of the Conchos.

  • These were the opening of the Chihuahua silver deposits and the advance down the Conchos valley.

  • During the subsequent years the padres made them occasional visits, while settlement pushed down the Conchos Valley.