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ˌɑr dʒənˈti nəArgenti·na

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Argentina, Argentine Republicnoun

    a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America

  2. Argentina, genus Argentinanoun

    type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines


  1. Argentinanoun

    A country in South America, called officially The Argentine Republic. Capital: Buenos Aires.

    Etymology: From argentum + the feminine of the adjectival suffix -inus, in reference to the Río de la Plata.


  1. Argentina

    Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is the second largest country in both South America and the Latin America region. The country is a federation of 23 provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires, its capital and largest city. It is the eighth-largest country in the world by land area and the largest among Spanish-speaking nations by geographical area of 2,780,400 km2 and is the fourth by population, with over 41 million people. Argentina is a founding member of the United Nations, Mercosur, the Union of South American Nations, the Organization of Ibero-American States, the World Bank Group and the World Trade Organization, and is one of the G-15 and G-20 major economies. Argentina is located in South America, bordered by Chile to the west and south, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north and Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Argentina is the successor state of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata, an overseas colony of the Spanish Empire. Argentina declared independence during the Argentine War of Independence, which was followed by the Argentine Civil Wars during most of the 19th century. The country faced several military coups and political instability during the 20th century, along with periodic economic crisis that continue to this day.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Argentina in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Argentina in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Argentina in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Graham:

    You have local laws everywhere, and they are different, it makes it harder for a company to sell in Argentina and then in Hong Kong.

  2. Dale Choi:

    It would appear to us that Mongolia could be on the path to follow the company of countries which are not held in high regard by international financial market, such as Venezuela and Argentina.

  3. Federico Lombardi:

    He used the classic example that comes to mind to all of us: to not speak ill about our mothers, apparently it's also like that in Argentina.

  4. Siobhan Morden:

    This will be a test on whether this is a market Argentina can issue in and whether there is any legal backlash.

  5. Charlie Robertson:

    This is part and parcel of the much needed reality check that Argentina is getting with its new president, large devaluations tend to be pretty disruptive and negative for gross domestic product in the short-term, but much more helpful in the long-term.

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