[ mat-uh-gawr-duh, mat-uh- ]
/ ˈmæt əˈgɔr də, ˌmæt ə- /
a bay in SE Texas, at the mouth of the Colorado River, separated from the Gulf of Mexico by the Matagorda Peninsula. About 50 miles (80 km) long.
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