Definition of Argentina in English:
Colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century, Argentina declared its independence in 1816. It emerged as a democratic republic in the mid 19th century, but has periodically fallen under military rule. Having long claimed the Falkland Islands, Argentina invaded them in 1982 but was defeated and expelled by British forces
Argentine adjective& noun
- Example sentences
- Whereas the Brazilians barbecue their meat in a turning oven, the Argentines grill it on an up-and-down-moving steel gridiron above charcoal.
- In 1952, two young Argentines, Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado, set out on a road trip to discover the real Latin America.
- The razor backed spine of the Andes dramatically punctures the Argentine landscape.
- Example sentences
- The world's southernmost ski area, just beyond the fringes of Ushuaia, is so far off the grid that most Argentinians still don't know it exists.
- I could understand some things pretty well (and Ecuadorians speak quite slowly, not like the Cubans or Argentinians at the workshop), but it was still challenging.
- In 1952, two young Argentinians, Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado, set out on a road trip on their battered motorbike to discover South America.
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Definition of Argentina in:
- US English dictionary
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