Arica

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Tacna-Arica

[tak-nuh-uh-ree-kuh; Spanish tahk-nah-ah-ree-kah]
noun
a maritime region in W South America: long in dispute between Chile and Peru; annexed by Chile 1883; divided as a result of arbitration 1929 into a Peruvian department (Tac·na) and a Chilean department (Arica)
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Arica (əˈriːkə, Spanish aˈrika)
 
n
See also Tacna-Arica a port in extreme N Chile: awarded to Chile in 1929 after the lengthy Tacna-Arica dispute with Peru; outlet for Bolivian and Peruvian trade. Pop: 180 000 (2005 est)

Tacna-Arica (Spanish ˈtaknaaˈrika)
 
n
a coastal desert region of W South America, long disputed by Chile and Peru: divided in 1929 into the Peruvian department of Tacna and the Chilean department of Arica

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