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Argentina

Ar·gen·ti·na

 (är′jən-tē′nə)
A country of southeast South America stretching about 3,700 km (2,300 mi) from its border with Bolivia to southern Tierra del Fuego. The region was sparsely populated by indigenous peoples before the Spanish founded settlements there in the early 1500s. In 1776 Spain established a viceroyalty in present-day Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia. Argentina achieved its independence from Spain in 1816. Buenos Aires is the capital and the largest city.

Ar′gen·tine′ (-tēn′, -tīn′), Ar′gen·tin′e·an (-tĭn′ē-ən) adj. & n.

Argentina

(ˌɑːdʒənˈtiːnə)
n
(Placename) a republic in southern South America: colonized by the Spanish from 1516 onwards; gained independence in 1816 and became a republic in 1852; ruled by military dictatorships for much of the 20th century; civilian rule restored in 1983; consists chiefly of subtropical plains and forests (the Chaco) in the north, temperate plains (the pampas) in the central parts, the Andes in the west, and an infertile plain extending to Tierra del Fuego in the south (Patagonia); an important meat producer. Language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: peso. Capital: Buenos Aires. Pop: 42 610 981 (2013 est). Area: 2 776 653 sq km (1 072 067 sq miles). Also called: the Argentine

Ar•gen•ti•na

(ˌɑr dʒənˈti nə)

n.
a republic in S South America. 37,737,664; 1,084,120 sq. mi. (2,807,870 sq. km). Cap.: Buenos Aires. Also called the Argentine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Argentina - a republic in southern South AmericaArgentina - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Patagonia - region in southern South America between the Andes and the South Atlantic
Triple Frontier - the border area where Argentina and Brazil and Paraguay meet; an active South American center for contraband and drug trafficking and money laundering; a suspected locale for Islamic extremist groups
Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina - capital and largest city of Argentina; located in eastern Argentina near Uruguay; Argentina's chief port and industrial and cultural center
Cordova, Cordoba - a city in central Argentina; site of a university founded in 1613
Moron - a city in Argentina, to the west of Buenos Aires
Rosario - a port city on the Parana River in eastern central Argentina
Vicente Lopez - an industrial suburb of Buenos Aires
pampas - the vast grassy plains of northern Argentina
Tierra del Fuego - an archipelago off southern South America; separated from the continent by the Strait of Magellan; islands are administered by Chile and by Argentina
Aconcagua - the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
Bonete - a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,546 feet high)
Cachi - a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)
El Libertador - a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)
El Muerto - a mountain peak in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (21,457 feet high)
Galan - a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,654 feet high)
Iguassu, Iguassu Falls, Iguazu, Iguazu Falls, Victoria Falls - a large waterfall on the border between Argentina and Brazil
Laudo - a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (20,997 feet high)
Llullaillaco - a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,057 feet high)
Mercedario - a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,210 feet high)
Nacimiento - a mountain peak in the Andes in Argentina (21,302 feet high)
Ojos del Salado - a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,572 feet high)
Parana, Parana River - a South American river; tributary of Rio de la Plata
Pissis - a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,241 feet high)
La Plata, Plata River, Rio de la Plata - an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay
South America - a continent in the western hemisphere connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama
Tupungato - a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,310 feet high)
Argentinian - a native or inhabitant of Argentina
2.Argentina - type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Argentinidae, family Argentinidae - small marine soft-finned fishes with long silvery bodies; related to salmons and trouts
argentine - any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes
Translations
Argentina
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Argentino
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آرژانتین
Argentiina
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Argentína
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アルゼンチン
아르헨티나
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Argentína
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ประเทศอาร์เจนตินา
Аргентина
Argentinanước Argentina

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[ˌɑːdʒnˈtiːnə] nl'Argentina

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الَأرْجِنْتيـن Argentina Argentina Argentinien Αργεντινή Argentina Argentiina Argentine Argentina Argentina アルゼンチン 아르헨티나 Argentinië Argentina Argentyna Argentina Аргентина Argentina ประเทศอาร์เจนตินา Arjantin nước Argentina 阿根廷
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It was here that I fled after I had gazed on the Princess Argentine, but instead of love I only saw scorn and contempt.
Now the Prince of the Golden Isle was enchanted with this conversation, for the Princess Argentine was his sister, and he hoped, by means of her influence over the Prince of the Gnomes, to obtain from his brother the release of Rosalie.
They turned out to be the Prince Gnome and his friend, and the sudden desire to get some news of his sister, Princess Argentine, caused the Invisible Prince to follow them and to listen to their conversation.
I know that the Princess Argentine will never love me, yet each day I feel her dearer still.
I want to talk to you about a great political and financial scheme, about this Argentine Canal Company, in fact.
This Argentine scheme is a commonplace Stock Exchange swindle.
And now I am going to sell you that letter, and the price I ask for it is your public support of the Argentine scheme.
Argentine beef boats we sighted too, of enormous capacity and unlovely outline.
Theirs was the spirit which upheld Darwin among the gauchos of the Argentine or Wallace among the head-hunters of Malaya.
In the year 1858 I received a bulky packet bearing the stamp of the Argentine Republic, a realm in which, to the best of my belief, I had not a solitary acquaintance.
I remember, somewhere, sitting in a circle with Japanese fishermen, Kanaka boat-steerers from our own vessels, and a young Danish sailor fresh from cowboying in the Argentine and with a penchant for native customs and ceremonials.
Jacky rejoined Howards End and Ducie Street, and the vermilion motor-car, and the Argentine Hard Dollars, and all the things and people for whom he had never had much use and had less now.