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Frio

[free-oh]
noun
  1. a river in S Texas, flowing S and SE to the Nueces River SE of San Antonio. 220 miles (354 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for frio

Historical Examples

  • His habitat was anywhere between the Frio and the Rio Grande.

    Heart of the West

    O. Henry

  • "Well, the Frio Kid's got his dose of lead at last," he remarked to the postmaster.

    Whirligigs

    O. Henry

  • Luke was away after a gang of cattle thieves down on the Frio, and I always looked after the law and order when he wasn't there.

  • Regarding the risk to be unnecessary, he drew off his band to an almost inaccessible spot on the bank of the Frio.

  • Bud King's band of desperadoes, outlaws and horse and cattle thieves were in camp at a secluded spot on the bank of the Frio.