[ grahn chah-kaw ]
/ grɑn ˈtʃɑ kɔ /
an extensive subtropical region in central South America, in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay. 300,000 sq. mi. (777,000 sq. km).
Also called Chaco.
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British Dictionary definitions for gran chaco
/ (Spanish ɡran ˈtʃako) /
a plain of S central South America, between the Andes and the Paraguay River in SE Bolivia, E Paraguay, and N Argentina: huge swamps and scrub forest Area: about 780 000 sq km (300 000 sq miles)Often shortened to: Chaco
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