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Chaco

[chah-kaw] /ˈtʃɑ kɔ/
noun
1.
a part of the Gran Chaco region in central South America, in Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina. About 100,000 sq. mi. (259,000 sq. km).
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  • The great ambition of a Chaco Indian is to possess a horse, saddle, and gun.

    The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
  • Chaco Canyon must have been the centre of a very large population.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • No, not even though it were the grandest cacique in the Chaco.

    Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
  • Because, so far as is known to me, no other Chaco Indians but they use the bola perdida.

    Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
  • In all the Chaco there is not a spot that can shelter them from such pursuers as they are expecting!

    Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
  • At Castro we had the same liberty we enjoyed at Chaco, and visited every body.

  • The economy of the Llanos is less simple than that of the Chaco Salteño.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • But timber is not the chief forest industry in Misiones, as it is on the Chaco.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • The Chaco works have generally a flotilla of steamers and barges.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
British Dictionary definitions for Chaco

Chaco

/Spanish ˈtʃako/
noun
1.
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