American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country of southeast South America on the Atlantic Ocean and the Río de la Plata. The area was first settled in the 1600s by the Spanish and Portuguese, with Spain establishing sole dominance after 1724. Uruguay declared independence from Spain in 1810 and from Argentina in 1814, struggling against Brazillian occupation to finally achieve independent nationhood in 1828. Montevideo is the capital and the largest city. Population: 3,460,000.
- n. a South American republic on the southeast coast of South America; achieved independence from Brazil in 1825
- Disputed; Guaraní urugua ("shellfish") i ("water") or uru ("kind of bird") gua ("from") i ("water"). (Wiktionary)
“DAYTRIPS--URUGUAY The other daytrip we recommend is to Colonia, Uruguay, also the subject of an earlier post.”
“URUGUAY - Government officials in Uruguay, are investigation cattle in the north of the country, bearing the symptoms of foot-and - mouth-disease (FMD).”
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“Based on your mom's appreciation of epic survivor tales, strong female characters, and and her openness to reading about diverse historical periods, places and cultures, I'd strongly recommend Carolina De Robertis's breathtaking new novel which set in Uruguay from the turn of the twentieth century up through the 1960s.”
“Second places 1995 Copa América football tournament was staged in Uruguay is the best results for Brazilian football teams with these stripes.”
“It seems that the new President in Uruguay is keeping some of his campaign promises already, including a package of economic relief for the poor.”
“The Invisible Mountain, set in Uruguay, is an incisive examination of some of life’s trickier dilemmas, including when to place family at the forefront, and when to honor your own ideals even at the expense of others.”
“Another incident I posted here occurred in Uruguay where airport personnel were involved in baggage theft.”
“The films explore the most popular genres of filmmaking including drama, action, animation, sci-fi and thriller, and were shot on location in Uruguay, London, Moscow, China and South Africa.”
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