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  1. a river in S Texas, flowing S and SE to the Nueces River SE of San Antonio. 220 miles (354 km) long.

Words Nearby Frio Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Frio in a sentence

  • 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.

    Sixes and Sevens | O. Henry
  • The pictures belonging to this period are said to be painted in the Estilo Frio, or cold style.

    The Story of Seville | Walter M. Gallichan
  • They were soon able to announce that Cape Frio was visible on the port bow, about thirty-five miles distant.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' | Annie Allnut Brassey
  • Nothing further occurred to interrupt the voyage, until the two English vessels sighted Cape Frio.

  • Captain Kearny went as far as Rio Frio, and made the distance, about forty miles, in ten hours.