Definition of Matamoros
1. Noun. A city in northeastern Mexico opposite Brownsville near the mouth of the Rio Grande.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Matamoros
Literary usage of Matamoros
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"The tradition is that they were taken to Matamoros during the Texas Revolution. Their remaining there is probably to be explained by the confusing of the ..."
2. A Historical Account of the Neutrality of Great Britain During the American by Mountague Bernard (1870)
"XII. at sea and to ascend the river in lighters, Matamoros sprang into ... Bonds were exacted on clearances for Matamoros as in the case of vessels clearing ..."
3. History of the Mexican War by Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (1892)
"Aware of his inability to defend Matamoros with his reduced and demoralized army, Arista about daylight on the 10th quietly withdrew the greater portion of ..."
4. A Life of Gen. Zachary Taylor: Comprising a Narrative of Events Connected by Joseph Reese Fry, Robert Taylor Conrad (1848)
"... Alto—Bombardment on the 9th—Mexican Fugitives seen—Recklessness in their Panic—Disappointment and Suffering in Matamoros—The Wounded and Dead—Despatches ..."
5. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"The Matamoros Cases Early in 1863 the British brig Magicienne for Matamoros was ... The Peterhoff, another British vessel, also bound for Matamoros, ..."
6. Mexico's Gulf Coast by Joanie Sanchez (2004)
"Nuevo Progresso On the highway from Reynosa to Matamoros, is the town of Nuevo Progresso, which has a border crossing to Progresso on the US side. ..."
7. The United States and Mexico, 1821-1848: A History of the Relations Between by George Lockhart Rives (1913)
"... on Matamoros, Arista sent back a battalion to the defence of the town, sent some cavalry to watch Taylor, and with the bulk of his forces encamped at ..."