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Rio Grande

Line breaks: Rio Grande
Pronunciation: /ˌriːəʊ ˈɡrand
 
, ˈɡrandi/

Definition of Rio Grande in English:

A river of North America which rises in the Rocky Mountains of SW Colorado and flows 3,030 km (1,880 miles) generally south-eastwards to the Gulf of Mexico, forming the US-Mexico frontier from El Paso to the sea.

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