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

  • A city of northwest Argentina north-northeast of Córdoba. Founded in 1582, it is a processing and shipping center in an agricultural region. Population: 462,000.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A game which resembles halma, its object being to move one's men, which are set up like checkers, to a similar position on the opposite side of the board before the adversary can get all his men arranged on one's own side. This is usually accomplished by skilfully forcing the opponent to jump over certain men.

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