Tacna

geographical name
Tac·​na | \ ˈtäk-nä How to pronounce Tacna (audio) \

Definition of Tacna

city in southern Peru near the border with Chile population 242,451

Note: Tacna is in the region called Tacna-Ari*ca \ ˈtäk-​nä-​ä-​ˈrē-​kä How to pronounce Tacna (audio) \ that was occupied by Chile from 1884 to 1930 and is now divided between Chile and Peru.

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“Tacna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tacna. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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