(in Malaysia) a former name for police
[mat-uh-mawr-uh s, -mohr-; Spanish mah-tah-maw-raws] /ˌmæt əˈmɔr əs, -ˈmoʊr-; Spanish ˌmɑ tɑˈmɔ rɔs/ noun 1. a seaport in NE Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas. /ˌmætəˈmɔːrəs; Spanish mataˈmorɔs/ noun 1. a port in NE Mexico, on the Río Grande: scene of bitter fighting during the US-Mexican War; centre of a cotton-growing area. Pop: […]
[muh-tan; French ma-tan] /məˈtæn; French maˈtan/ noun 1. a city in E Quebec, in SE Canada, on the St. Lawrence River.
[mat-uh-noo-skuh] /ˌmæt əˈnu skə/ noun 1. a river in S Alaska flowing SW to Cook Inlet. 90 miles (145 km) long. 2. a village in the valley of this river, NE of Anchorage: site of federal experiment in rural resettlement in 1935.
[muh-tan-zuh s; Spanish mah-tahn-sahs] /məˈtæn zəs; Spanish mɑˈtɑn sɑs/ noun 1. a seaport on the NW coast of Cuba. /məˈtænzəs; Spanish maˈtanθas/ noun 1. a port in W central Cuba: founded in 1693 and developed into the second city of Cuba in the mid-19th century; exports chiefly sugar. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)