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Tierra del Fuego

[ tee-er-uh del -fwey-goh; Spanish tyer-rah thel -fwe-gaw ]
/ tiˈɛr ə dɛl ˈfweɪ goʊ; Spanish ˈtyɛr rɑ ðɛl ˈfwɛ gɔ /
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noun

a group of islands at the S tip of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan: jointly owned by Argentina and Chile; boundary disputed. 27,476 sq. mi. (71,165 sq. km).

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Tierra del Fuego
/ (Spanish ˈtjɛrra ðɛl ˈfweɣo) /

noun

an archipelago at the S extremity of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan: the west and south belong to Chile, the east to Argentina. Area: 73 643 sq km (28 434 sq miles)
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