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Bahía Blanca

[bah-ee-ah vlahng-kah] /bɑˈi ɑ ˈvlɑŋ kɑ/
noun
1.
a seaport in E Argentina.
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  • There are also commercial schools in Cordoba and bahia blanca.

    The Amazing Argentine John Foster Fraser
  • It was the coming of the railways which gave bahia blanca its leap forward.

    The Amazing Argentine John Foster Fraser
  • In the morning we started for bahia blanca, which we reached in two days.

  • He handed the telegram from bahia blanca to the ambassador, who read it and handed it back.

    Banzai! Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • I think the dried plants nearly contain all which were then (bahia blanca) flowering.

  • The coast as far as bahia blanca examined, and extension of the frontier-line as far as that point.

  • One captain in that employ won a cool ten thousand dollars in bahia blanca.

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  • Puerto Galvan is five miles from bahia blanca, and to a great extent has been built on reclaimed swampy ground.

    The Amazing Argentine John Foster Fraser
  • I journeyed across it in a trip from Mendoza to bahia blanca, and, as the name denotes, it is a vast featureless plain.

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  • This port is a little over four miles from bahia blanca, and has berths for ten vessels of less draught.

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British Dictionary definitions for bahia blanca

Bahía Blanca

/Spanish baˈia ˈblanka/
noun
1.
a port in E Argentina. Pop: 276 000 (2005 est)
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