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  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).
  2. Gran Chaco.
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Examples from the Web for chaco

Contemporary Examples of chaco

Historical Examples of chaco

  • 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.

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

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

British Dictionary definitions for chaco


  1. See Gran Chaco
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