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al·ti·pla·no

 (äl′tĭ-plä′nō)
n. pl. al·ti·pla·nos
A high plateau, as in the Andean regions of Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina.

[American Spanish : Latin altus, high; see al- in Indo-European roots + Latin plānum, plain; see plane1.]

Altiplano

(Spanish altiˈplano)
n
(Placename) a plateau of the Andes, covering two thirds of Bolivia and extending into S Peru: contains Lake Titicaca. Height: 3000 m (10 000 ft) to 3900 m (13 000 ft)

Al•ti•pla•no

(ˌæl təˈplɑ noʊ, ˌɑl-)

n.
a plateau region in South America, situated in the Andes of Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.
[< American Spanish, =alti- alti- + Sp plano plain1]

al·ti·pla·no

(äl′tĭ-plä′nō)
A high mountain plateau, as in certain parts of the Andes Mountains.
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Three years ago, it released the slimmest manual-winding watch in the world at that time, and it follows up that triumph-as well as six decades of ultra-thin models before it-with the Altiplano Ultimate Concept.
Un paso expres -sin socavon-- para que Emilio Lozoya pueda pasar por encima del penal del Altiplano.
Esta discusion ha demostrado que hay un alejamiento intelectual y factico entre las elites del altiplano, una cierta desconexion con lo que se piensa en el resto de la republica.
Toribio Miranda, Gregorio Titiriku, Meliton Gallardo, and Andres Jacha'qullu were part of the Alcaldes Mayores Particulates (AMP) movement that gained influence across the Bolivian altiplano in the first half of the 1900s.
There are allegations that Sanchez Lopez had direct connections, and possibly a romantic liaison, with the drug capo and possibly assisted with his escape from El Altiplano federal prison in July 2015 (SourceMex, July 15, 2015).
He was recaptured in January after escaping through a tunnel from Altiplano prison where he was sent for drug trafficking.
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El Chapo was recaptured in January after seven months on the run and sent back to Mexico's Altiplano security jail - the same prison from which he escaped.
Khimji's Watches is now showcasing the new Piaget Altiplano timepieces -- Piaget Altiplano watch 38mm with Platinum case, Piaget Altiplano ultra-thin flyback Chronograph in pink gold and Piaget Altiplano ultra-thin flyback Chronograph in white gold set with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds.
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El Chapo was one of the world's "most wanted" men after escaping from Mexico's maximum security Altiplano prison in July 2015.
El Chapo fled high security Altiplano prison in July through a mile-long tunnel dug by his henchmen.