Definition of Brazos river
1. Noun. A river that rises in Mexico and flows across Texas into the Gulf of Mexico.
Group relationships: Land Of Enchantment, New Mexico, Nm, Lone-star State, Texas, Tx
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Brazos river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"The breadth of the Madrid specimen, mth the fibula, is twelve and a half inches, and that of the specimen from the brazos river, without the fibula, ..."
2. Texas: The Rise, Progress, and Prospects of the Republic of Texas. In Two by William Kennedy (1841)
"... Tributaries—Red River of Natchitoches—Galveston Bay and its Tributaries—San Luis Harbour—brazos river and its Tributaries—San Bernard and Old Caney—The ..."
3. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1830)
"The length of brazos river is 700 miles. General course south-east . ... There is a bar at the entrance of brazos river, thirty yards wide, ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Chocolate and Bastrop bayous and Oyster Creek sri mercially tributary to that waterway. channel between brazos river and a Bay, a distance of 32 miles. is ..."
5. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1903)
"This land was situated near the brazos river, and adjoined Big creek, a tributary thereof. In the spring of the year named the brazos river and Big creek ..."
6. Debow's Review, Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources by R. G. Barnwell, Edwin Q. Bell, William MacCreary Burwell, James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow (1847)
"... as there is live oak enough on the brazos river to supply the wants of the navy for a century. If the deepening of the bar is at all practicable, ..."
7. The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States by Henry Gannett (1905)
"The old municipality of Brazoria, founded under the Mexican rule, was named from the brazos river. Brazos; river and county in Texas. ..."