Definition of Argentina in English:


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proper noun

  • A republic that occupies much of the southern part of South America; population 43,400,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Buenos Aires; official language, Spanish.

    Colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century, Argentina declared its independence in 1816. It emerged as a democratic republic in the mid 19th century, but has periodically fallen under military rule. In 1982, Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands led to an unsuccessful war with Britain



/ˌärjənˈtēnə/ /ˌɑrdʒənˈtinə/