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Brownsville   /brˈaʊnzvɪl/   Listen
Brownsville

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






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"Brownsville" Quotes from Famous Books



... days may have all the fresher sentiments of one stepping on a new and nameless soil. Disregarding any dim and lingering legends among the natives, he may then have the honour of calling Sinai by the name of Mount Higgins, or marking on a new map the site of Bethlehem with the name of Brownsville. But King Richard, adventurous as he was, could not experience the full freshness of this sort of adventure. He was not riding into Asia thus romantically and at random; indeed he was not riding into Asia at all. He was riding ...
— The New Jerusalem • G. K. Chesterton

... boy reared in Brownsville whose heart does not beat a little faster, whose breath does not come a little quicker, whose cheeks do not turn a little redder when his mind goes back to the old swimming place near Johnson's saw-mill, ...
— Watch Yourself Go By • Al. G. Field



Words linked to "Brownsville" :   port of entry, TX, city, Lone-Star State, Texas, point of entry, urban center, metropolis



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