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- proper n. the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile
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- n. a rocky headland belonging to Chile at the southernmost tip of South America (south of Tierra del Fuego)
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If Spee was indeed on his way to South American waters, and if the only available British squadron was concentrated on the west coast off Chile, the Germans might manage to evade this squadron and slip around Cape Horn into the South Atlantic.
'll be glad when we get across It. I'd sooner have a dozen Cape Horn snorters than one of these.
Leaving the channel, the squadron rounded Cape Horn west to east and charged into Orange Bay.
She was to sail east for Cape Horn on her way there; the decision as to whether she would return around Van Diemen’s Land or Cape Horn was left to Captain Hunter.
Of course I would go on with the adventure, if adventure it might be called, to go sailing around Cape Horn with a shipload of fools and lunatics -- and worse; for I remembered the three Babylonish and
"So Jason came up with the scheme of sending Captain Clancey around Cape Horn to the East, to bring out girls to marry the settlers."