Definition of Tierra del Fuego in English:

Tierra del Fuego

Syllabification: Tier·ra del Fue·go
Pronunciation: /tēˈerə del ˈfwāgō
  • An island off the southern tip of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. Discovered by Ferdinand Magellan in 1520, it is now divided between Argentina and Chile.


Spanish, literally 'land of fire'.

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