Asunción

geographical name
Asun·​ción | \ ä-sün-ˈsyōn How to pronounce Asunción (audio) \

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city and capital of Paraguay on the Paraguay River at its confluence with the Pilcomayo River population 502,426

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“Asunción.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asuncion. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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