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A tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas.  Synonym: Pecos River.

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"Pecos" Quotes from Famous Books

... Rio Pecos, years ago, an attempt at founding a settlement was made by a number of hardy and daring New Englanders, whose leader was a sort of Don Quixote, who traveled hundreds of miles, passing by the richest land, the most balmy ...
— In the Pecos Country • Edward Sylvester Ellis (AKA Lieutenant R.H. Jayne)

... the head-waters of the Pecos, where we caught speckled trout in great abundance in the foaming riffles and shallow pools of this rushing mountain stream, remaining in camp a week under the spreading boughs of the mighty pines, added to the variety and delights ...
— Vanished Arizona - Recollections of the Army Life by a New England Woman • Martha Summerhayes

Words linked to "Pecos" :   Lone-Star State, Pecos River, TX, New Mexico, Land of Enchantment, river, Texas, nm

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