Definition of Punta Arenas

1. Noun. A city in southern Chile on the Strait of Magellan; the southernmost city in the world.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Chile, Republic Of Chile



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Punta Arenas

Punchinellos
Pune
Punekar
Punic
Punic War
Punic Wars
Punic apple
Punica
Punica granatum
Punicaceae
Punjab
Punjabi
Punjabis
Punnett square
Punnett squares
Punta Arenas (current term)
Punti
Puntland
Punycode
Pupperware
Puppis
Purace
Puram
Purana
Puranas
Puranic
Purcell
Pure Data
Purell
Purepecha

Literary usage of Punta Arenas

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1. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1912)
"Presently the masts and funnels of vessels lying off shore at anchor rise out of the sea, and we heave to and disembark at the little town of Punta Arenas ..."

2. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1912)
"Punta Arenas was for many years only a place of call for whalers, since hardly any trading vessels passed through the Straits before the days of steam, ..."

3. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1843)
"Shooting Excursion to Punta Arenas.—Wild Road.—Take Possession of a Hut. — Great Variety and immense Numbers of Wild Fowl.—Get Stuck in the Mud. ..."

4. The Spanish-American Republics by Theodore Child (1891)
"It is curious to note that the shepherds who come to Punta Arenas to buy goods and provisions often pay in gold-dust, which they gather in the streams near ..."

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