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See also: Araucanía
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- (historical, now offensive) The homeland of the Mapuche people in part of Patagonia (south central Chile and adjacent area of Argentina).
- One of the fifteen adminstrative regions of Chile.
- The capital of Araucania is Temuco.
- This term is becoming dated because it is regarded by the Mapuche as offensive.