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Tierra del Fuego

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geographical name Tier·ra del Fue·go \tē-ˈer-ə-(ˌ)del-fü-ˈā-(ˌ)gō, ˈtyer-ä-(ˌ)thel-ˈfwā-gō\

Simple Definition of Tierra del Fuego

  • : islands south of South America

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Tierra del Fuego

  1. 1 archipelago off S S. America S of Strait of Magellan; in Argentina & Chile area over 28,400 square miles (73,556 square kilometers)

  2. 2 chief island of the archipelago; divided between Chile and Argentina area 18,530 square miles (48,178 square kilometers)


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