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Tierra del Fuego

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

  • An archipelago off southern South America separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. The main island, also called Tierra del Fuego, is divided between Chile and Argentina. Smaller islands of the archipelago are administered individually by the two countries. Ferdinand Magellan first sighted Tierra del Fuego in 1520.

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  • proper n. One of the provinces in Argentina (southern South America). Home of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, close to Antarctica.

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

  • n. an archipelago off southern South America; separated from the continent by the Strait of Magellan; islands are administered by Chile and by Argentina

Etymologies

From Spanish tierra del fuego, land of fire. (Wiktionary)

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