Definitions

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

  • A city of central Chile south-southwest of Concepción. Founded in 1881, it is a trade center. Population: 266,000.

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  • proper n. The capital of the Araucanía region in Chile.

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  • n. a city in central Chile to the south of Concepcion

Etymologies

From Mapudungun Temuko (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The poet spent his childhood and youth in Temuco, where he also got to know Gabriela Mistral, head of the girls 'secondary school, who took a liking to him.

    Pablo Neruda - Biography

  • Andrew Sanocki A gaucho herding cattle The trip required two flights from Temuco, a city about halfway down the length of the country, and a long drive on a rutted highway, past shrub-filled valleys and craggy mountain ranges.

    So Far, So Good

  • Before delving into public relations, she worked in marketing for the built environment, had a stint at the UNDP and worked with the Mapuche people in Temuco, Chile.

    Haily Zaki | Inhabitat

  • Geological Survey says Sunday's quake was centered in the Pacific Ocean, about 70 kilometers northwest of the town of Temuco, in Chile's Araucania region.

    7.1 Magnitude Quake Shakes Central Chile

  • Geological Survey said the epicenter was about 45 miles 70 kilometers away from the provincial capital of Temuco, which has a population of about 250,000.

    Major 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile

  • Falconets opens its campaign against the Young Ferns at the Coquimbo Stadium in the north of the country, where it will also take on England on Saturday, before its clash with the host, Chile, in Temuco on Wednesday next week.

    U-20 Women's W'Cup: Falconets Set For New Zealand Test

  • The spectacular eruption inside Conguillio National Park, near Temuco, led to tourist evacuations, but no serious injuries were reported.

    Photos of the Year, 2008

  • Cuadernos de Temuco: 1919-1920/edición y prólogo de Víctor Farías.

    Pablo Neruda - Bibliography

  • Some years later his father, who had then moved to the town of Temuco, remarried doña Trinidad Candia Malverde.

    Pablo Neruda - Biography

  • (Brazil), in Guayaquil and Ambato (Ecuador), and in Temuco and Magellanes

    God Passes By

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