Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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 original inhabitants, the Tehuelche ("the Patagonian giants”), and its unusual wildlife have attracted many scientific expeditions, including that of Charles Darwin (1831-1836).

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  • proper n. A geographical region in the southern South America, including the southern parts of Chile and Argentina

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  • n. region in southern South America between the Andes and the South Atlantic

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Examples

  • Javiera Espinoza del consejo de la patagonia Chilena habla del nuevo documental Patagonia ¡Sin Represas! del realizador argentino Marcelo Viñas, gracias al patrocinio del Consejo de Defensa de la Patagonia y la fundación Pumalín que hace un seguimiento de las acciones emprendidas por un grupo de personas en contra de la construcción de mega hidroeléctricas, liderados por empresas como HidroAysén (sociedad Endesa

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  • Ushuaia is in Patagonia, Argentina, and is the southernmost city in the world.

    Beyond the Underground:

  • Perhaps his best climb, however, came on the huge east pillar of FitzRoy in Patagonia in 1995, with 44 rope lengths of the highest difficulty.

    Kurt Albert obituary

  • Patagonia is only one of thousands of manufacturers out there, and when you see when they give back millions, everyone should take notice as to how can they afford to do this in this economy?

    Who Doesn't Shop Green?

  • The Western Mail seems to have some difficulties distinguishing Patagonia from the 'Welsh colony' Y Wladfa, and Y Wladfa from the actual area presently under threat from the Chaiten volcano, namely Cwm Hyfryd.

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  • The Welsh colony in Argentine Patagonia is basically the Province of Chubut, a region covering 224,686 km² (86,751 sq. miles).

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  • Patagonia is a geographic region containing the southernmost portion of South America.

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  • My vote for Who's Been Nice goes to Doug and Kristine Tompkins for their conservation work in Patagonia, and specifically for the current actions surrounding the eco-political situation on the Rio Baker in Chile.

    Fly Rod Giveaway!

  • A 90-million-year-old dinosaur recently discovered in Patagonia demonstrates that dromaeosaurs, carnivorous theropods that include Velociraptor, originated much earlier than previously thought.

    Science News

  • He described how the first native encountered in Patagonia was confronted with

    Gabriel García Márquez - Nobel Lecture

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