Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Cuban name of the black oldwife, Melichthys piceus, a fish of the family Balistidæ.

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  • He pointed out blue calafate berries; local lore says that if you eat one, you will someday come back to Patagonia.

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  • Eventually the water pressure builds and forces it's way through the 60metre high ice resulting in a fairly impressive rupture which we had seen videos of in a museum in calafate.

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  • I tried to explain to them that they were the only bus company I could find that went to el calafate, and how hard it was for me because I couldnt find a way to buy the ticket online (all of this in my poor spanish, but its good practice and I know that as long as they dont laugh it means they somewhat understand).

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  • We decided to fly to the south El calafate and managed to bag a reasonable deal which meant we didn´t need to take two days on a bus to get there, so our last night with Amy and Stephanie we decided to make another lovely dinner.

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  • But I had planned for that (the omnibus to el calafate, if I got the ticket, didnt leave until

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