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 (brounz′vĭl′, -vəl)
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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(ˈbraʊnz vɪl)

a seaport in S Texas, near the mouth of the Rio Grande. 132,091.
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Noun1.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
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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Corpus Christi, in the county of Nueces, and all the cities situated on the Rio Bravo, Laredo, Comalites, San Ignacio on the Web, Rio Grande City on the Starr, Edinburgh in the Hidalgo, Santa Rita, Elpanda, Brownsville in the Cameron, formed an imposing league against the pretensions of Florida.
In the one community of Brownsville, for example, settled several years ago by an overflow of Russian Jews from the East Side of New York, there are now as many telephones as in the kingdom of Greece.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the shooting in the eastern district of Brownsville "shattered a peaceful neighbourhood event".
A notice on the NYC Parks website said programming at the Brownsville Recreation Centre next to the playground had been cancelled.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Shooting at the residential Brownsville district of Brooklyn, NYC, left a 38-year-old man killed and 11 others injured, according to reports.
The agency said the agent was patrolling the Rio Grande in Brownsville when bees entered his patrol vehicle.
Allstate: Brownsville, Texas, Has the Nation's Safest Drivers
Brownsville, TX, August 18, 2018 --( GCAM, Inc.
Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, is pictured in Brownsville on June 19, 2018.
The company entered into terminaling services agreements with third parties for the construction by either the Partnership, of new facilities in Brownsville for the storage of gasoline, diesel and additives for further transportation by truck and the Diamondback Pipeline to the U.S./Mexico border.
This information is particularly timely as the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) reported the first case of locally acquired mosquito-borne ZIKV infection in the city of Brownsville, Texas, on November 28, 2016.

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