Tierra del Fuego: Meaning and Definition of

Tier•ra del Fue•go

Pronunciation: (tē-er'u del fwā'gō Sp. tyer'rä &thslashel fwe'gô), [key]
  1. a group of islands at the S tip of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan: jointly owned by Argentina and Chile; boundary disputed. 27,476 sq. mi. (71,165 sq. km).
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