araucanización

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Araucanía

Noun[edit]

araucanización f (plural araucanizaciones)

  1. Araucanization, the process of expansion of the Mapudungun language and other elements of the Mapuche culture from their homeland of Araucania into the plains of Patagonia, so as to assimilate other native Amerind peoples.