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  1. a seaport in central Chile.
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Examples from the Web for talcahuano

Historical Examples

  • It was the 20th of October, and the tenth day since they had left Talcahuano.

    In Search of the Castaways

    Jules Verne

  • It was twenty-two days since they left the Bay of Talcahuano, and they had gone 450 miles.

  • Well, I expect to see you in Talcahuano in the spring, and I'll put you in mind of this.

    There She Blows!

    William Hussey Macy

  • The destruction must have been more complete even than at Talcahuano.

  • General Ordoñez, commanding the Spanish forces there, was defeated and fell back to Talcahuano.

British Dictionary definitions for talcahuano


  1. a port in S central Chile, near Concepción on an inlet of the Pacific: oil refinery. Pop: 251 000 (2005 est)
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