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

  • A city of northern Chile on the Pacific Ocean. It is a shipping center for minerals found in the area. Population: 309,000.

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  • proper n. A city in northern Chile.
  • proper n. The Antofagasta Province.
  • proper n. The Antofagasta Region.

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

  • n. a port city on the Pacific in northern Chile


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  • Ferried about in a fleet of limousines were the Chilean ambassador and the executive team from one of the world's leading mining companies -- Antofagasta, which is run by Chile's wealthy Luksic family. - Articles related to Boston Globe: Iraq far from model of democracy

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  • Tech giant SAP gained 2% in Frankfurt, and copper miners such as Antofagasta, which rose 6.3% in London amid stronger copper prices, pointed in such a direction.

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  • It is estimated that approximately 153 square kilometers of the new ground are within the area of interest of the Exploration Areas of the October 2, 2009 exploration and funding agreement with Antofagasta Minerals S.A. ( "Antofagasta").

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  • Once out of the environs of the sprawling, gritty port town of Antofagasta, what you see are bare hills and coarse, sandy plains.

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  • Terrestrial light is definitely the enemy at Paranal, and fortunately there are eighty miles between the telescopes and the bright lights of Antofagasta.

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  • A slump in metals prices pulled down Antofagasta 3.1%.

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  • The slump in metals prices pulled down Antofagasta 3.1%.

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  • Kazakhmys slid 2.9%, Vedanta Resources dropped 2.5%, and Antofagasta gave up 2.9%.

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  • Antofagasta completed the expansion of its Los Pelambres plant in Chile and in November commissioned the Esperanza plant, also in Chile, which is expected to reach full capacity in the second quarter of 2011.

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