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  1. a seaport in N Chile.
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Examples from the Web for iquique

Historical Examples of iquique

  • Iquique is the port from which about all the nitrates are shipped.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • On the 28th of May the Huascar appeared off the port of Iquique.

    Our Sailors

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • From this valley Iquique receives most of its fruits and vegetables.

  • I boarded the Guatemala at that port with a ticket for Iquique.

  • Santiago is the capital; Valparaiso and Iquique the principal ports.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

British Dictionary definitions for iquique


  1. a port in N Chile: oil refineries. Pop: 243 000 (2005 est)
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