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  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, Patagonia or its people, language or culture.
  • n. Someone from Patagonia


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  • Safeway's new ranking is partly the result of its pledge to stop selling Chilean sea bass, also known as Patagonian toothfish, caught from the marine-rich Ross Sea in the southern Antarctic.

    Safeway scales the 'seafood scorecard' by Greenpeace

  • The finest is the so-called Patagonian hare -- Dolichotis patagonica -- a beautiful animal twice as large as a hare, with ears shorter and more rounded, and legs relatively much longer.

    The Naturalist in La Plata

  • I think it right to state to your highness, that on mentioning this circumstance to an Englishman, who had been employed in the spermaceti whale fishery, he asserted that they really were birds, called Patagonian penguins, who had often deceived others by their martial appearance.

    The Pacha of Many Tales

  • Before it was renamed to appear on fancy menus, it was called a Patagonian Toothfish (try ordering that in a tony restaurant).

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • The night before the wedding, People magazine reported, the Gores were at a dinner for 75 at the nearby Crustacean restaurant where a six-course tasting menu included Chilean sea bass - also known as Patagonian toothfish.


  • The two stand-outs are Chilean sea bass (also known as Patagonian toothfish), which is fished using indiscriminate long-lines that kill albatrosses and are subjected to huge amounts of illegal fishing; and orange roughy, a deep-sea fish that lives to be up to 150 years old (how do you fish that sustainably, exactly?) and is often caught by bottom trawling seamounts.

    Greenpeace UK - Comments

  • Since its introduction, the species -- also known as the Patagonian toothfish -- has gone from being shunned to being welcomed at the worst's finest restaurants. News

  • This has included species of considerable conservation concern such as Patagonian toothfish (also sold as Chilean Sea Bass) from Antarctic waters.

    One Lifeboat~ Chapter 3

  • But little by little, mile by mile, I crept through the achingly beautiful Patagonian wilderness and up and over the mighty Andes.

    Alastair Humphreys: Adventure Will Change Your Life

  • Also prominent at the wake was Planning Minister Julio de Vido, who is part of subgroup of advisers known as Penguins because they had worked with Mr. Kirchner when he was governor of the icy Patagonian state of Santa Cruz and were among his most ardent supporters.

    Argentines Cast Eye on Roles of Ex-President's Men


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