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Concepción

[kawn-sep-syawn; English kuh n-sep-see-ohn, -sep-shuh n] /ˌkɔn sɛpˈsyɔn; English kənˌsɛp siˈoʊn, -ˈsɛp ʃən/
noun
1.
a city in central Chile, near the mouth of the Bío-Bío River.
2.
a city in central Paraguay, on the Paraguay River.
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  • In spite of these conditions concepcion Arenal did not give up all hope.

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British Dictionary definitions for concepcion

Concepción

/Spanish konθepˈθjon/
noun
1.
an industrial city in S central Chile. Pop: 378 000 (2005 est)
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