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The capital and largest city of Paraguay, in the southern part of the country on the Paraguay River. It is Paraguay's chief port and industrial center.


(Spanish asunˈsjon)
(Placename) the capital and chief port of Paraguay, on the Paraguay River, 1530 km (950 miles) from the Atlantic. Pop: 1 750 000 (2005 est)


(ˌɑ sunˈsyɔn)

the capital of Paraguay, in the S part. 457,210.
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Noun1.Asuncion - the capital and chief port of ParaguayAsuncion - the capital and chief port of Paraguay
Paraguay, Republic of Paraguay - a landlocked republic in south central South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1811
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In Tuesday's case, Luz-Tereza Folkerts is seeking compensation from Air France after arriving 11 hours late in Asuncion, Paraguay, on a flight that took her from Bremen, Germany, to Paris, France, and from Paris to Rio de Janeiro.