[mat-uh-mawr-uh s, -mohr-; Spanish mah-tah-maw-raws]
- a seaport in NE Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas.
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Raquel lives in a modest brick house in Progreso, Texas, a border town less than 40 miles from Matamoros.
The mayor and Biasi are a popular topic of gossip in Matamoros.
The public debut of the Hercules Group is a day that not many in Matamoros are likely to forget.
The worst kept secret in Matamoros is that Biasi and Mayor Salazar are more than colleagues.
Matamoros on the American frontier has a considerable cattle-trade.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
April 6, Taylor referred to the Mexicans of Matamoros as the enemy.
Even the evacuation of Matamoros was eclipsed by domestic politics.
She was from the neighborhood of Matamoros, and had been married to a Comanche since her captivity.
This place is approximately 89½ miles south, and 10 miles west, of Matamoros, Mexico.
- 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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