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[too-koo-mahn] /ˌtu kuˈmɑn/
a city in NW Argentina.
Also called San Miguel de Tucumán. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • “The Mequinez family is not in tucuman,” replied the innkeeper.

    Cuore (Heart) Edmondo De Amicis
  • The sugar factories of tucuman turn out a great quantity of rum.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • tucuman is now reached by railway from the south by way of Cordoba.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • He was dismissed at the moment, but not long after he reappears as Governor of tucuman.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • To this resolve of the people, the Congress of tucuman gave full expression.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling
  • Is it really to return to tucuman that you want a safe conduct?

    The Insurgent Chief

    Gustave Aimard
  • For the planters, however, tucuman had become a veritable Eldorado.

  • Examples of this species were obtained by Durnford in tucuman and Salta.

British Dictionary definitions for tucuman


/Spanish tukuˈman/
a city in NW Argentina: scene of the declaration (1816) of Argentinian independence from Spain; university (1914). Pop: 837 000 (2005 est) Full name San Miguel de Tucumán
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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