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A city of southern Texas near the mouth of the Rio Grande across from Matamoros, Mexico. Founded as Fort Brown in 1846, it grew as a port of entry.
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a seaport in S Texas, near the mouth of the Rio Grande. 132,091.
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|Noun||1.||Brownsville - a city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico; has a channel that accommodates oceangoing ships|
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