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terra incognita

División en sílabas: ter·ra in·cog·ni·ta
Pronunciación: /ˈterə ˌinkäɡˈnētə, inˈkäɡnitə
 
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Definición de terra incognita en inglés:

sustantivo

Unknown or unexplored territory.
Example sentences
  • The Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland were terra incognita to almost all Englishmen, and most Lowland Scots.
  • When Thomas Jefferson sent young Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the Corps of Discovery to survey the lands beyond the Mississippi, the West was terra incognita.
  • Hence, large tracts of the North-Central Norwegian Caledonides are practically terra incognita with respect to late- to post-orogenic structural development.

Origen

Latin, 'unknown land'.

Words that rhyme with terra incognita

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