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A city of south-central Chile near the Pacific Ocean south of Concepción. Founded in 1552, it grew rapidly after the arrival of German immigrants in the mid-1800s.
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(Placename) a port in S Chile, on the Valdivia River about 19 km (12 miles) from the Pacific: developed chiefly by German settlers in the 1850s; university (1954). Pop: 136 000 (2005 est)
(Biography) Pedro de (ˈpeðro de). ?1500–54, Spanish soldier; conqueror of Chile
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