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[mat-uh-mawr-uh s, -mohr-; Spanish mah-tah-maw-raws] /ˌmæt əˈmɔr əs, -ˈmoʊr-; Spanish ˌmɑ tɑˈmɔ rɔs/

a seaport in NE Mexico, on the Rio Grande opposite Brownsville, Texas.
/ˌmætəˈmɔːrəs; Spanish mataˈmorɔs/
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: 481 000 (2005 est)


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