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

  • The capital and largest city of Argentina, in the eastern part of the country on the Río de la Plata. Founded by the Spanish in 1536, it became the national capital in 1862. The highly industrialized city is also a major port. Population: 2,770,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Argentina.

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  • n. capital and largest city of Argentina; located in eastern Argentina near Uruguay; Argentina's chief port and industrial and cultural center


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