Río Grande

Río Grande

[ree-oh grahn-dey, -dee; Spanish ree-aw grahn-de]
noun
1.
a city in NE Puerto Rico.
2.
a river in central Nicaragua, flowing NE to the Caribbean Sea. About 200 miles (320 km) long.
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Rio Grande
 
n
1.  Mexican name: Río Bravo 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)
2.  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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Rio Grande [(ree-oh grand, gran-dee)]

River running east from Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, dividing the United States from Mexico.

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