Punta Arenas

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Pun·ta A·re·nas

 (po͞on′tə ə-rĕn′əs, po͞on′tä ä-rĕ′näs)
A city of southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan. Founded in the 1840s, it is a regional transport center noted as a starting point for Antarctic expeditions.

Punta Arenas

(Spanish ˈpunta aˈrenas )
(Placename) a port in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan: the southernmost city in the world. Pop: 118 000 (2005 est). Former name: Magallanes

Pun•ta A•re•nas

(ˈpun tɑ ɑˈrɛ nɑs)
a seaport in S Chile, on the Strait of Magellan. 111,724.
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Noun1.Punta Arenas - a city in southern Chile on the Strait of MagellanPunta Arenas - a city in southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan; the southernmost city in the world
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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Yordanov, who had been admitted to the "Magelan" hospital in Punta Arenas after spending two days at a Chilean military base, told journalists of 24 Hours daily that he was feeling better and that he would spend the next 6-8 days there before the doctors decided if he had to return to Bulgaria.
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LanChile does fly from Punta Arenas, in southern Chile, to the Falklands, but the route lacks sufficient capacity to feed the cruise ship industry.
On a typical December day, the solar stoplight in Punta Arenas was set at orange, the second highest of four levels, and people were warned to limit exposure to the midday sun to 21 minutes.
Punta Arenas, the oldest racecourse in Chile, has been ordered to go under the hammer by auction next Tuesday after amassing debts of pounds 270,000.
But now it looms over Punta Arenas, Chile, a populous city near the southern tip of South America.