Araucania

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See also: Araucanía

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 administrative 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.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish Araucanía.

Proper noun[edit]

Araucania f

  1. (historical) Araucania (the homeland of the Mapuche)
  2. Araucania (a region of Chile)