Cape Horn

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Cape Horn

n
(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
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Cape′ Horn′


n.
a headland on a small island at the S extremity of South America: belongs to Chile.
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Noun1.Cape Horn - a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)
Chile, Republic of Chile - a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
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