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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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Arup is also working on a new embassy building for the US government in London, and a consulate in Matamoros, Mexico.
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Prevalence of IgG dengue antibodies by age and sex, Brownsville, Texas, and Matamoros, Mexico, 2004 * Characteristic Brownsville, % Matamoros, % Age group, y 15-24 8 79 25-34 45 75 35-44 43 72 45-54 45 80 55-64 35 79 65-74 43 95 [greater than or equal to] 75 38 90 Sex Male 35 72 Female 42 80 * IgG, immunoglobulin G.
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