Cape Horn(redirected from Cabo de Hornos)
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(Placename) a rocky headland on an island at the extreme S tip of South America, belonging to Chile. It is notorious for gales and heavy seas; until the building of the Panama Canal it lay on the only sea route between the Atlantic and the Pacific. Also called: the Horn
a headland on a small island at the S extremity of South America: belongs to Chile.