Rio Grande [ ree-oh grand, gran-dee, grahn-dey for 1; Portuguese ree- oo- g-di rah n for 2, 3 ] SHOW IPA / ˈri oʊ ˈgrænd, ˈgræn di, ˈgrɑn deɪ for 1; Portuguese ˌri ʊ ˈgrɑ̃ dɪ for 2, 3 / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Mexican Rio Bravo. a river flowing from SW Colorado through central New Mexico and along the boundary between Texas and Mexico into the Gulf of Mexico. 1,800 miles (2,900 km) long. a river flowing W from SE Brazil into the Paraná River. 650 miles (1,050 km) long.
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Other definitions for Rio Grande (2 of 2) Río Grande [ ree-oh grahn-dey, -dee; Spanish -aw ree g-de ] rahn SHOW IPA / ˈri oʊ ˈgrɑn deɪ, -di; Spanish ˈri ɔ ˈgrɑn dɛ / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a city in NE Puerto Rico. a river in central Nicaragua, flowing NE to the Caribbean Sea. About 200 miles (320 km) long.
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How to use Rio Grande in a sentence
Spoiler: you may think twice before getting another Grande Chestnut Praline Latte.
Resolution is majority owned and controlled by Rio Tinto, a global mining conglomerate.
Nevertheless, Brian Rogers, a McCain aide pushed back against UANI, calling the Rio Tinto-Iran connection “a red herring.”
Gabriel Pedreira, a spokesman for United Against a Nuclear Iran, opposed any legislation to transfer federal land to Rio Tinto.
In his opinion, Rio Tinto has not addressed this provision of the comprehensive sanctions against Iran.
Ajoutez cecy, s'il vous plaist, la grande difficult qu'il y a de tirer d'eux les mots mesmes qu'ils ont.
Ils me conduysirent en la plus grande cabane de toutes; elle contenoit bien 80 ames.
Car ils estoyent en grande cholere et en non moindre crainte; mais la cholere faisoit plus de bruit.
Aprs qu'ils nous eurent recogneus, ils demenerent grande joye le soir leur accoustume, par danses, chansons et harangues.
Le lendemain arrive l grande assemble d'hommes, lesquels danserent leur mode alentour du deced.
SEE MORE EXAMPLES SEE FEWER EXAMPLES British Dictionary definitions for Rio Grande noun ( ˈriːəʊ ˈɡrænd, ˈɡrændɪ) a river in North America, rising in SW Colorado and flowing southeast to the Gulf of Mexico, forming the border between the US and Mexico. Length: about 3030 km (1885 miles) Mexican name: Río Bravo ( Portuguese ˈriu ˈɡrəndi) a port in SE Brazil, in SE Rio Grande do Sul state: serves as the port for Porto Alegre. Pop: 188 000 (2005 est)
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Cultural definitions for Rio Grande
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