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 (măt′ə-môr′əs, mä′tä-mō′rōs)
A city of northeast Mexico near the mouth of the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas.


(ˌmætəˈmɔːrəs; Spanish mataˈmorɔs)
(Placename) a port in NE Mexico, on the Río Grande: scene of bitter fighting during the US-Mexican War; centre of a cotton-growing area. Pop: 481 000 (2005 est)


(ˌmæt əˈmɔr əs, -oʊs, -ˈmoʊr-)

a seaport in NE Mexico, on the Rio Grande, opposite Brownsville, Tex. 266,055.
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Noun1.Matamoros - a city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio GrandeMatamoros - a city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio Grande
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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