Araucania

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Araucanía.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Araucania

  1. (historical, now offensive) The homeland of the Mapuche people in part of Patagonia (south central Chile and adjacent area of Argentina).
  2. One of the fifteen adminstrative regions of Chile.
    The capital of Araucania is Temuco.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is becoming dated because it is regarded by the Mapuche as offensive.

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