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  1. a city in central Chile.
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Examples from the Web for rancagua

Historical Examples

  • In this year 1814, the revolution in Chili was completely crushed by the defeat of the patriots at Rancagua.

    Ponce de Leon

    William Pilling

  • We followed this valley till it expanded into a great plain, which reaches from the sea to the mountains west of Rancagua.

  • In comparing the two cities it is fair to say that Rancagua presents more activity in street life and in business.

  • Like in Rancagua the samples of merchandise on display in the shops are cloth, ponchos, and drygoods.

  • Rancagua has a floating population comprised of the mining element from the Braden Copper Company.

British Dictionary definitions for rancagua


  1. a city in central Chile. Pop: 217 000 (2005 est)
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