Potosí [ paw-taw- see ] SHOW IPA / ˌpɔ tɔˈsi / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a city in S Bolivia: formerly a rich silver-mining center. 13,022 feet (3,970 meters) above sea level.
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Words nearby Potosí Potomac River
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How to use Potosí in a sentence
Of his supineness Pezuela took every advantage, and, having assembled about 4000 men, advanced in the spring upon Potosi.
On this the Spaniards, seeing that their star was again in the ascendant, resumed possession of Chuquisaca and Potosi.
Contrast this with our living on board the Bordeaux barque Potosi.
He soon received orders to march his troops to San Luis de Potosi, on the backward way towards the capital.
British Dictionary definitions for Potosí noun a city in S Bolivia, at an altitude of 4066 m (13 340 ft): one of the highest cities in the world; developed with the discovery of local silver in 1545; tin mining; university (1571). Pop: 144 000 (2005 est)
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