Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Patagonia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Patagonia, a region at the southern extremity of South America, divided between Chili and the Argentine Republic.
  • n. One of a race of Indians dwelling in Patagonia. The race has been said to be the tallest in the world, but statements on this point differ.

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Examples

  • D'Albis said poaching of immature patagonian before they started reproducing could wipe the species out in one to two years.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He said the patagonian was considered a delicacy and was selling for US7 dollars a kilogramme in the Far East.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The gold-rush race for lucrative patagonian toothfish has alarmed countries with exclusive economic zones (EEZs) in the

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  • An even greater challenge to law enforcement is control of the patagonian toothfish fishery in South Africa's territorial waters surrounding the Prince Edward Islands.

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  • I should also note that the weather here was unbelievabe and we were apparently very lucky we didnt experience the ¨real ¨patagonian weather.

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  • I also have new perspectives, going forward, due to a few books i finished while on the patagonian side of the country ...

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  • It is a really nice town with a massive lake just in the middle of it, all in wood like a typical patagonian town.

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  • Professor Gary Strobel has been studying rotten tree stumps in the patagonian rainforests and has found a fungi that turns rotting wood into diesel fuel.

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  • During the first hour I felt pain, but during the rest of the evening pride kindly came to my assistance and from that moment instead of feeling myself little, I grew to a most noble and patagonian [3] nature, from which I could scarcely reduce myself for many days after; and which enabled me at the moment to turn a deaf ear to the contended merits of Demosthenes and Cicero, the Borhavians in medicine, and the &c &c &c &c — and to set and compose verses 'to my Old Oak table', which by the bye is a far better companion to me, as I will make appear, than Dr. A and his son put together.

    Letter 115

  • my personal favourites include a gorgeous, moving 'still life' of a vase of flowers which slowly explodes leaving shards of glass, petals and pollen cascading to the floor in an endless moment of stillness, a patagonian journey viewed through the tiny porthole of a little boat, and the painting and repainting of the side of a battered block of flats by an optimist with a long handled paint brush...

    liverpool's long night of the biennial

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