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  1. a city in central Chile.
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Examples from the Web for talca

Historical Examples

  • It would be larger than Talca if it took in its suburb, Chilln Viejo.

    Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile

    Henry Stephens

  • The port suffers from a dangerous bar at the mouth of the river, but is connected with Talca by rail and has a considerable trade.

  • By starting early tomorrow we shall be by ten in the forenoon at the mountain of Amehisto, and two hours later at Talca.

    The Smuggler Chief

    Gustave Aimard

  • Say no more about it, pray, my dear captain; and tell me whether you think we are still far from Talca.

    The Smuggler Chief

    Gustave Aimard

  • Before reaching Talca we had to cross the Maule, a wide, deep river, with a swift current.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'

    Annie Allnut Brassey

British Dictionary definitions for talca


  1. a city in central Chile: scene of the declaration of Chilean independence (1818). Pop: 206 000 (2005 est)
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