Definition of Tierra del Fuego
1 archipelago off southern South America south of the Strait of Magellan; in Argentina and Chile area over 28,400 square miles (73,556 square kilometers)
2 chief island of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago area 18,530 square miles (48,178 square kilometers) ◆The island of Tierra del Fuego is divided between Chile and Argentina.
TIERRA DEL FUEGO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Tierra del Fuego for English Language Learners
: islands south of South America
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