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Frio

[free-oh] /ˈfri oʊ/
noun
1.
a river in S Texas, flowing S and SE to the Nueces River SE of San Antonio. 220 miles (354 km) long.
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  • On reaching the divide between the Leona and Frio rivers, we sighted our first herd of trail cattle, heading northward.

    The Outlet Andy Adams
  • "Well, the Frio Kid's got his dose of lead at last," he remarked to the postmaster.

    Whirligigs O. Henry
  • Bud King's band of desperadoes, outlaws and horse and cattle thieves were in camp at a secluded spot on the bank of the Frio.

    Roads of Destiny O. Henry
  • For some time we laboured in the fields of planters, and then betook our way inland to the ridges of Sierro Do Frio.

    Ande Trembath Matthew Stanley Kemp
  • Regarding the risk to be unnecessary, he drew off his band to an almost inaccessible spot on the bank of the Frio.

    Roads of Destiny O. Henry
  • But at that time they did not call him the Frio Kid, for he had not earned the honours of special nomenclature.

    Whirligigs O. Henry
  • Luke was away after a gang of cattle thieves down on the Frio, and I always looked after the law and order when he wasn't there.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • One December in the Frio country there was a ratama tree in full bloom, for the winter had been as warm as springtime.

    Whirligigs O. Henry
  • His habitat was anywhere between the Frio and the Rio Grande.

  • All of you know the 'Frio Kid,' as they call him now, and if you see him, open fire on him without asking any questions.

    Whirligigs O. Henry

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