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  • proper n. the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)

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Examples

  • River Camp stood at a bend in the Colorado known as Cape Horn.

    Colossus

  • But then he ran into a big storm as he got close to Cape Horn, which is 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • But he ran into a storm as he got close to Cape Horn, which is 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • In fact, he set off from long beach, California back in October, but he ran into a big storm as he approached Cape Horn, which is 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • He set off from Long Beach, California back in October, but then he ran into a big storm as he got close to Cape Horn, which is 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • Ran into a storm, though, as he approached Cape Horn, which is 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • He set off from Long Beach, California, but he ran into a big storm as he approached Cape Horn, which is 500 miles off the coast of Chile.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • (Castro apparently loses his place -- ed.) no, it says: From the Rio Grande to Cape Horn, that is, in Latin American territory, one coffin of every two contains the remains of a child who has died before reaching five years of age.

    CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE MEDICAL-DENTAL CONGRESS

  • Under such conditions, it appears that the only extensive body of shallow water extending from the ice-clad southern continent is the shoal channel which separates the South Shetlands from Cape Horn, which is a region of great snowfall.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 819, September 12, 1891

  • Cape Horn, which is sometimes referred to as the scenic wonder, where the train rolls around a mountain side upon a bed that was hewn there by men who were suspended from the mountain side by ropes till they cut a foot-hold.

    Unwritten History

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