Definition of Rio bravo
1. Noun. A North American river; boundary between the United States and Mexico; flows into Gulf of Mexico.
Group relationships: Mexico, United Mexican States, America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Rio bravo
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1. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"Box 3.3 Water shortage in the rio bravo/Rio Grande basin The main instrument for solving water issues at the border between Mexico and the United States is ..."
2. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"rio bravo —A MEXICAN LAMENT [May 8, 1846] Rio BRAVO! rio bravo! Saw men ever such a sight? Since the field of Roncesvalles Sealed the fate of many a knight. ..."
3. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"rio bravo! rio bravo I Minstrel ne'er knew such ft fig'it, Since the field ... rio bravo, fatal river, Saw ye not while red with gore, Torrejon all headless ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"rio bravo I rio bravo I Minstrel ne'er knew such a fig'it, Since the field ... Sleep beneath that sullen wave, rio bravo, thou hast floated Other champions ..."
5. The Poems of Charles Fenno Hoffman by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Edward Fenno Hoffman (1873)
"I. rio bravo ! rio bravo ! saw men ever such a sight Since the field of Roncesvalles sealed the fate of many a knight. Dark is Palo Alto's story—sad Resaca ..."
6. History of Arizona and New Mexico, 1530-1888 by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak (1889)
"Here on the rio bravo their troubles began. After receiving conflicting reports from several exploring parties they started on the 1st of October for the ..."