Argentina

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Argentina type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines
    • n Argentina a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere is Mount Aconcagua in Argentina. It rises 22,834 feet above sea level
    • n Argentina A genus of malacopterygian fishes, giving name to the family Argentinidœ: so called from their silvery scales. A. sphyrœna, of European waters, is the type.
    • n Argentina [lowercase] A name given to unglazed porcelain, coated with gold, silver, or copper by a process similar to that of electroplating.
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Usage

In literature:

Argentina will take some of our markets from us, but what are they?
"Latin America and the United States" by Elihu Root
Women occupy an advanced position in Argentina in education, in business and in organized work.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Holland, Denmark, Argentina, and Chile have agreed to arbitrate every dispute.
"Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association" by Intercollegiate Peace Association
In South America it is reported as common in Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, and it probably exists in other countries.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
It is bounded N. by Peru, E. by Bolivia and Argentina, S. and W. by the Pacific.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Of the A B C powers Argentina and Chile remained neutral.
"The United States and Latin America" by John Holladay Latané
O'Higgins, E. by Argentina, S. by Curico, and W. by the Pacific.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
For many years the Famatina mines of Argentina received supplies from this point by way of the Come-Caballo pass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
A ball at the Argentina Theatre terminated the festivities of the day.
"Margaret Fuller (Marchesa Ossoli)" by Julia Ward Howe
California and Argentina, because of their dry climate, can use "headers," a combination of reaper and thrashing-machine.
"The Romance of the Reaper" by Herbert Newton Casson
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In poetry:

Chile and Argentina heard;
The great hopes in their spirits stirred;
The red swords from their clenched fists fell,
And heaven shone out where once was hell!
"The Christ Of The Andes" by Edwin Markham

In news:

Driver in Moron , Argentina, tries to beat train.
Mutilated 1976 Argentina torture victim identified as Chilean leftist.
If anyone was ever going to make a malbec wine from Argentina that I would want to drink, it would be visionary Bernard Portet- and he did, with the 2010 Nandu Malbec.
In perhaps her most controversial move of the year, this April Kirchner nationalized YPF, Argentina's biggest oil company, by emergency decree from Spanish energy firm Repsol.
Months after Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's nationalization of the YPF energy company and controversial economic policies, where does Argentina stand.
Spain Stings Argentina Over Oil Company Nationalization .
In order to nationalize YPF, Argentina will nationalize 51% of the company from the 57% currently owned by Repsol.
As several media outlets noted yesterday, Cristina Kirchner supported the privatization of Argentina's oil in 1992.
Argentina's renationalization of its biggest oil company, YPF, recently caused an outcry.
Argentina's move to nationalize oil firm YPF highlights Spain's decline.
Spain used to be one of the most powerful economic forces in Latin America, but now it's struggling to punish Argentina for nationalizing a Spanish-owned oil producer.
Ignoring Critics, Argentina To Nationalize Oil Firm.
Argentina to nationalize oil company.
Natura Seeks Growth in Argentina.
THE latest issue of The Economist takes a broader look at the significance of the death of Néstor Kirchner, Argentina's ex-president, than my initial reaction on this blog.
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In science:

The Auger observatory covers both hemisphere, one site in the South is presently under construction in Argentina and will be completed at the end of 2005.
Angular Power Spectrum Estimation of Cosmic Ray Anisotropies with Full or Partial Sky Coverage
After testing the detector design with an engineering array the construction of the southern Auger observatory in Malargue, Argentina is in full progress .
Very High Energy Cosmic Rays and Their Interactions
Pastawski† Facultad de Matem´atica, Astronom´ıa y F´ısica, Universidad Nacional de C´ordoba, Ciudad Universitaria, 5000 C´ordoba, Argentina.
Non-Markovian decay beyond the Fermi Golden Rule: Survival Collapse of the polarization in spin chains
The facility is safely back in Argentina from an unknown site in Chile, to which one of your authors accidentally transported it in an earlier review.
Astrophysics in 2006
New experiments like Telescope Array in Utah and most importantly the AUGER experiment in Argentina are both much larger than previous arrays.
Summary Talk: Challenges in Particle Astrophysics
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