Share this entry

Share this page

Brownsville

Syllabification: Browns·ville

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Brownsville in English:

1A city in southern Texas, on the Rio Grande and the Mexican border; population 175,494 (est. 2008).
2A section of eastern Brooklyn in New York City, noted in the early 20th century for its Jewish community, today a struggling inner-city neighborhood .

Definition of Brownsville in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful