Definition of Brownsville

1. Noun. A city in southern Texas on the Rio Grande near its mouth into the Gulf of Mexico; has a channel that accommodates oceangoing ships.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Point Of Entry, Port Of Entry
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brownsville

Brownie point
Brownie points
Browning's vein
Browning automatic rifle
Browning machine gun
Brownsville (current term)
Bruce Lee
Bruce effect
Brucella canis
Brucella suis
Bruch's glands
Bruch's membrane
Bruchus pisorum

Literary usage of Brownsville

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Within a week he was drowned in the Gulf on his way from Brownsville to New ... There are twelve churches with resident pastors: Brownsville, Rio Grande ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"[484] The City of Brownsville paid the interest on said bonds for the years ... It is admitted that at an election for mayor of Brownsville, on January 7, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1908)
"Specimens from Brownsville are strongly banded, the lower band being very wide or ... The Brownsville specimens show a wide range of variation in color. ..."

4. Notes of a Busy Life by Joseph Benson Foraker (1916)
"THE Brownsville AFFRAY. ON the night of August 18-14, 1906, a shooting affray occurred in Brownsville, Texas, a military post. About two weeks prior thereto ..."

5. First and Second Reports of the Bureau of Agriculture for the State of by Joseph Buckner Killebrew, Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture (1874)
"Meridian Creek rises four miles west of Brownsville, ranges north, and empties into Nixon's Creek eight miles north-west of Brownsville. ..."

6. Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windsor County, Vt., for 1883-84 by Hamilton Child (1884)
"Barrett Ryland, (Brownsville) off r 45, wool grower 175 sheep, farmer 250. ... Benjamin Kate, (Brownsville) r 48, widow of Daniel, wool grower 80 sheep, ..."

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