Matamoros

[ mat-uh-mawr-uh s, -mohr-; Spanish mah-tah-maw-raws ]
/ ˌmæt əˈmɔr əs, -ˈmoʊr-; Spanish ˌmɑ tɑˈmɔ rɔs /

noun

a seaport in NE Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas.

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Matamoros
/ (ˌmætəˈmɔːrəs, Spanish mataˈmorɔs) /

noun

a port in NE Mexico, on the Río Grande: scene of bitter fighting during the US-Mexican War; centre of a cotton-growing area. Pop: 481 000 (2005 est)
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