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Rio Grande

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Rio Grande a North American river; boundary between the United States and Mexico; flows into Gulf of Mexico
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Usage

In literature:

After laying down their arms, they were allowed to retire beyond the Rio Grande.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 363, January, 1846" by Various
And then the Boy Orator of the Rio Grande took his good chance.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
Before we left I was sent up the Rio Grande to Ringo Barracks as boss cook.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States, From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
You forded the Rio Grande once upon a time, Tubby, and such a little bug stream as this shouldn't phase you a bit.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
The wheezing of the strangulated Republic could be heard from the St. Lawrence to the Rio Grande.
"The Arena" by Various
All dem in dis part heads for de Rio Grande river.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Many thousands of veterans would shortly be marching across the Rio Grande.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
All we had to do was to =walk=, but walk =South=, and we'd be free as soon as we crossed the Rio Grande.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
They also say an expedition is about to sail up the Rio Grande, where it will come in collision with the French, now occupying Matamoras.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Now she was prepared to hold Texas and the Rio Grande.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
The pueblos had driven the Spanish south of the Rio Grande and practically kept them south of the Rio Grande for ten years.
"Through Our Unknown Southwest" by Agnes C. Laut
The rivers flow eastward to the Rio Grande.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Maceio, Pernambuco or Pernam, Ceara, Rio Grande, &c. The export fluctuates greatly.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
On the banks of the Rio Grande there still stands, also, a rude stone monument, with strange designs carved upon its surface.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Through this western valley, flowing southward, wound the shining ribbon of the Rio Grande.
"Campmates" by Kirk Munroe
They were dropping down from the mesa into the valley of the Rio Grande.
"Bransford of Rainbow Range" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
In the last letter the secretary of war states distinctly that the western boundary of Texas is the Rio Grande.
"History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1" by Brantz Mayer
In the extreme south the Rio Grande de Lipez is absorbed in the same way.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Woollen manufactures have been established in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Farther westward is the great valley of the Rio Grande and beyond this arise the Sierra Madre and the Sierra San Juan.
"The Red Mustang" by William O. Stoddard
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In poetry:

Sing— "Time to leave her, Johnny!"
Sing— "Bound for the Rio Grande!"
When the tug turns back you follow her track
For a last, long look at land.
"Seafarer" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Tropical Depression 16 formed in the Caribbean Tuesday morning but some of its effects could hit the Rio Grande Valley.
EL PASO — Workforce Solutions Upper Rio Grande will host a restaurant industry hiring fair Friday morning beginning at 9a.m.
Hot air balloon crashes into Rio Grande.
The first official day of fall is not until Friday, September 21st according to the calendar, but despite the summer heat in the Rio Grande Valley the annual migration of hummingbirds is in full swing across the area.
Tuesday marks the final day voters in the Rio Grande Valley can make their voice heard.
Black bear activity along the Rio Grande has increased dramatically.
0Port Isabel native and Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo returned home to the Rio Grande Valley after a tumultuous season in the NFL.
0A game-winning interception has earned the Raymondville Bearkats the status as Rio Grande Valley Chevy Dealers Team of the Week.
Rio Grande farmers sue irrigation district.
0Machado And Montejunas In Rio Grande Valley.
A group of Rio Grande Valley teachers is helping students with back-to-school efforts in Joplin, Missouri.
0For a comeback win over Edinburg in week 9 that kept the Huskies playoff dreams alive, La Joya Juarez -Lincoln is the Rio Grande Valley Chevy dealers Team of the Week.
0Wichita 4, Rio Grande Valley 1.
The Rio Grande Valley Islamic Center in Weslaco is where Muslims in the area go to pray.
Lost Labrador in Rio Grande City: Moose.
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In science:

Scharkanski of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and will be reported elsewhere .
Information geometric neighbourhoods of randomness and geometry of the McKay bivariate gamma 3-manifold
The site of the experiment is an iron mine (not active since mid 1991) located in Sierra Grande, province of Rio Negro, some 1,250 km south of Buenos Aires, Argentina at 410 South 660 West.
Effects of Diurnal Modulation in Direct Cold Dark Matter Searches. the Experiment in Sierra Grande
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil,2005.
Quantum Spherical Spin Glass.Supersymmetry and Annealing
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