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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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
Cinderella, however, can't be as vacuous as she seems on the first page, when she narrates that Tierra del Fuego translates as "land of fire" and then wonders why it's so cold.
Tierra del Fuego, which is divided between Argentina and Chile.
The Straits of Magellan divide the main continent of South America from a group of islands, called Tierra del Fuego, and Cape Horn is the most southerly point of this archipelago.
The group of islands called Tierra del Fuego, in which the chain of the
The group of islands called Tierra del Fuego, in which the chain of the Andes begins, is a plain extending from Cape
While the war continued overseas, Freund focused on producing documentary reportage and films on remote areas such as Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia in 1944, and continued her travels through Chile, Peru and Bolivia, Brazil and Ecuador.
Because he saw the fires built by the natives blazing on the islands along the south side of the channel, he called them Tierra del Fuego, meaning "Land of Fire."
In the end we chose a boat trip out on the Beagle Channel - a strait that separates the islands in the Tierra del Fuego which is about 240 kilometers long.
The once contemplative pursuit has became in most places - even out-of-the-way locations such as Tierra del Fuego,
In Argentina we completed our 2,500 square kilometer 3D mega shoot in Tierra del Fuego which is an island on the southern tip of Argentina and have identified over 100 potential features to drill in the future.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.