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A tableland region of South America in southern Argentina and Chile extending from the Río Colorado to the Straits of Magellan and from the Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. The study of its indigenous inhabitants, the Tehuelche, and its unusual wildlife have attracted many scientific expeditions, including that of Charles Darwin (1831-1836).
Pat′a·go′ni·an adj. & n.
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1. (Placename) the southernmost region of South America, in Argentina and Chile extending from the Andes to the Atlantic. Area: about 777 000 sq km (300 000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) an arid tableland in the southernmost part of Argentina, rising towards the Andes in the west
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Pat•a•go•ni•a(ˌpæt əˈgoʊ ni ə, -ˈgoʊn yə)
a region in S South America, in S Argentina and S Chile, extending from the Andes to the Atlantic.
Pat`a•go′ni•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Patagonia - region in southern South America between the Andes and the South Atlantic|
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
Patagonian Desert - a semiarid region in southern South America
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Patagonia[ˌpætəˈgəʊnɪə] N → Patagonia f
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n → Patagonien nt
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