Patagonia
geographical name region South America in S Argentina & S Chile between the Andes & the Atlantic S of about 40°S latitude — sometimes considered to include Tierra del Fuego • Patagonian adjective or noun

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  • Patagonia — • The southernmost extremity of South America. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Patagonia     Patagonia     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Patagonia — steht für: Patagonien (spanischer und englischer Name), Region in Argentinien und Chile Patagonia (Arizona), Stadt in Arizona Patagonia (Unternehmen), Unternehmen für Outdoor Ausrüstung Patagonia (1915), Hilfsschiff (Transporter) der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Patagonia — se refiere también a una región geográfica argentina. Ver Patagonia (Argentina). Patagonia, región geográfica ubicada en la parte más austral de Sudamérica, abarcando territorios de Argentina y Chile. * * * Región administrativa del S de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Patagonia — Patagonia, AZ U.S. town in Arizona Population (2000): 881 Housing Units (2000): 498 Land area (2000): 1.192704 sq. miles (3.089090 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.192704 sq. miles (3.089090 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Patagonia — South American region, a name given by Europeans, originally to the Tehuelche people who inhabited it, sometimes said to be from Sp. and Port. pata paw, animal foot, in reference to the people s llama skin shoes; sometimes said to be from Patagon …   Etymology dictionary

  • Patagonia — [pat΄ə gō′nē ə, pat΄əgōn′yə] dry, grassy region in S South America, east of the Andes, including the S parts of Argentina and Chile: often restricted to the portion, c. 250,000 sq mi (647,498 sq km), in Argentina …   English World dictionary

  • Patagonia — For other uses, see Patagonia (disambiguation). Official map of cartographer of the King of Spain, Juan de la Cruz Cano y Olmedilla, 1775. Patagonia is a region located in Argentina and Chile, integrating the southernmost section of the A …   Wikipedia

  • Patagonia — Para otros usos de este término, véase Patagonia (desambiguación). La Patagonia es una región geográfica ubicada en la parte más austral de América, que comprende territorios del sur de Argentina y de Chile. Políticamente la región se divide en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Patagonia — Patagonian, adj., n. /pat euh goh nee euh, gohn yeuh/, n. 1. a tableland region of southern Argentina. 2. a region in S South America, in S Argentina and S Chile, extending from the Andes to the Atlantic. * * * Semiarid scrub plateau, southern… …   Universalium

  • Patagonia —    At age fourteen, Yvon Chouinard got his start as a mountain climber in 1953 at the Southern California Falconry Club. His love of climbing led him to create metal pitons (mountain climbing spikes), which he made in his Burbank, California,… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Patagonia — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Toponyme La Patagonia appelée la Patagonie en français, est une région géographie la plus australe de l Amérique du Sud Entreprise Patagonia est une… …   Wikipédia en Français

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