Patagonian


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Pat·a·go·ni·a

 (păt′ə-gō′nē-ə, -gōn′yə)
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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Patagonian

(ˌpætəˈɡəʊnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Patagonia or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Patagonia
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Translations

Patagonian

[ˌpætəˈgəʊnɪən]
A. ADJpatagón, patagónico
B. Npatagón/ona m/f
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Patagonian

adjpatagonisch
nPatagonier(in) m(f)
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References in classic literature ?
I boarded her once at midnight somewhere off the Patagonian coast, and drank good flip down in the forecastle.
Then the wild and distant seas where he rolled his island bulk; the undeliverable, nameless perils of the whale; these, with all the attending marvels of a thousand Patagonian sights and sounds, helped to sway me to my wish.
So, at the time of his Patagonian fever, the very thought of so drastic a remedy was sufficient to cure him.
This board he had insisted on, in the convalescence from his Patagonian fever, and he had paid it strictly, though he had given up tobacco in order to be able to do it.
Colorado -- Sacred Tree -- Patagonian Hare -- Indian Families -- General Rosas -- Proceed to Bahia Blanca -- Sand Dunes -- Negro Lieutenant -- Bahia Blanca -- Saline Incrustations -- Punta Alta -- Zorillo.
The purity of the Patagonian salt, or absence from it of those other saline bodies found in all sea-water, is the only assignable cause for this inferiority: a conclusion which no one, I think, would have suspected, but which is supported by the fact lately ascertained, [3] that those salts answer best for preserving cheese which contain most of the deliquescent chlorides.
Flashawful flabbergastor , a Patagonian cereal of great commercial value, admirably adapted to this climate.
Being a microcosm himself, he discovers -- and it is a true discovery, and he is the man to make it -- that the world has been eating green apples; to his eyes, in fact, the globe itself is a great green apple, which there is danger awful to think of that the children of men will nibble before it is ripe; and straightway his drastic philanthropy seeks out the Esquimau and the Patagonian, and embraces the populous Indian and Chinese villages; and thus, by a few years of philanthropic activity, the powers in the meanwhile using him for their own ends, no doubt, he cures himself of his dyspepsia, the globe acquires a faint blush on one or both of its cheeks, as if it were beginning to be ripe, and life loses its crudity and is once more sweet and wholesome to live.
The Patagonian visitors will stay in Cilcain for two days.
The Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides Smith, 1898) is a demersal species distributed in the southern hemisphere, mainly between 40[degrees] and 60[degrees]S and at depths of 500 to 2000 m.
Spain overbuilt its fleet in the 1980s, and fish off of Chile like the Patagonian toothfish (marketed in the United Stales and Europe as sea bass and in Latin America as merluza or bacalao) have paid the price ever since.