Tierra del Fuego

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Ti·er·ra del Fue·go

 (tē-ĕr′ə dĕl fwā′gō, tyĕr′rä dĕl fwĕ′gō)
An archipelago off southern South America separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. The main island, also called Tierra del Fuego, is divided between Chile and Argentina. Smaller islands of the archipelago are administered individually by the two countries.

Tierra del Fuego

(Spanish ˈtjɛrra ðɛl ˈfweɣo)
n
(Placename) an archipelago at the S extremity of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan: the west and south belong to Chile, the east to Argentina. Area: 73 643 sq km (28 434 sq miles)

Tier•ra del Fue•go

(tiˈɛr ə dɛl ˈfweɪ goʊ)
n.
a group of islands at the S tip of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan: jointly owned by Argentina and Chile; boundary disputed. 27,476 sq. mi. (71,165 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tierra del Fuego - an archipelago off southern South AmericaTierra 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
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Chile, Republic of Chile - a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
Translations
Feuerland

Tierra del Fuego

[tiˌɛərədɛlˈfweɪgəʊ] nTerre f de Feutie tack n (US)épingle f de cravatetie-up [ˈtaɪʌp] n (= connection) → lien m

Tierra del Fuego

[tɪˌɛrədɛlˈfweɪgəʊ] nTerra del Fuoco
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Todos estos personajes, y ciertamente muchos mas, pueblan estos relatos que surgen de la generosa imaginacion del autor, nutrida de la inflamante Tierra del Fuego, tierra del agua, tierra del viento.