Rio Grande

geographical name
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Rio Grande

1 play \ˌrē-(ˌ)ō-ˈgrand, -ˈgran-dē also ˌrī-ō-ˈgrand\ or Mexican Spanish Río Bravo play \ˌrē-(ˌ)ō-ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō\ river 1885 miles (3034 kilometers) long in the southwestern U.S. forming the boundary between Mexico and Texas and flowing from the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico
2 or Rio Grande do Sul play \ˌrē-ü-ˈgrän-dē-dü-ˈsül\ city in Rio Grande do Sul state, southern Brazil, west of the entrance to Lagoa dos Patos population 197,228
3 play \ˌrē-(ˌ)ō-ˈgrän-dā, -dē\ municipality in northeastern Puerto Rico east-southeast of San Juan population 54,304
4 — see grande, rio 2

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