[ kawn-sep-syawn; English kuhn-sep-see-ohn, -sep-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɔn sɛpˈsyɔn; English kənˌsɛp siˈoʊn, -ˈsɛp ʃən /
a city in central Chile, near the mouth of the Bío-Bío River.
a city in central Paraguay, on the Paraguay River.
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Words nearby Concepción
, concentration gradient
, concept art
, conception rate
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How to use Concepción in a sentence
We had seen the people flee before us, and they were no more nor other kind of people than had showed in Concepcion or Fernandina.
So we left Concepcion, the cross upon the rock showing a long way through the pure air.
The most remarkable effect was the permanent elevation of the land round the Bay of Concepcion by several feet.
The houses are of one storey, and the town of La Concepcion contains ten thousand inhabitants.
British Dictionary definitions for Concepción
/ (Spanish konθepˈθjon) /
an industrial city in S central Chile. Pop: 378 000 (2005 est)
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