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Del Rio

[del ree-oh] /dɛl ˈri oʊ/
noun
1.
a city in S Texas, on the Rio Grande.
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  • It was a bare fortnight after the coming of Del Rio when out of Las Palmas came word of fresh lawlessness.

    The Bells of San Juan Jackson Gregory
  • This was made under the auspices of Captain Del Rio, who arrived on the ground in 1787.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • This temple is paved with large flags, through which is an opening made by Del Rio and noticed by later visitors.

  • We were the only passengers on the stage from Del Rio to Uvalde.

  • Del Rio is a pretty big man for a Mexican; was this highwayman about his size?

    The Bells of San Juan Jackson Gregory
  • Del Rio's eyes had wandered a moment to Cutter and the evidence.

    The Bells of San Juan Jackson Gregory
  • Del Rio sees in the subject homage paid to a river god; and Galindo believes the object offered to be a human head.

  • Del Rio, seated smoking a cigar, looked up with curious eyes which did not miss the two men following the sheriff.

    The Bells of San Juan Jackson Gregory
  • “Now we are almost on the border,” remarked Roger, as they stopped at a place called Del Rio.

    Dave Porter and His Double Edward Stratemeyer
  • Del Rio, understanding quickly enough, sat smoking swiftly, his eyes narrowing as they clung steadily to Norton's.

    The Bells of San Juan Jackson Gregory

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