Arica

[ uh-ree-kuh; Spanish ah-ree-kah ]
/ əˈri kə; Spanish ɑˈri kɑ /

noun

a seaport in N Chile.
See under Tacna-Arica.

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Arica
/ (əˈriːkə, Spanish aˈrika) /

noun

a port in extreme N Chile: awarded to Chile in 1929 after the lengthy Tacna-Arica dispute with Peru; outlet for Bolivian and Peruvian trade. Pop: 180 000 (2005 est)See also Tacna-Arica
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