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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.


(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