Catamarca

Catamarca

[kat-uh-mahr-kuh; Spanish kah-tah-mahr-kah]
noun
a city in N Argentina.
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catamarca

provincia (province), northwestern Argentina, separated from Chile by the Andes Mountains. The province is generally mountainous with intermontane tablelands and valleys (some fertile, others completely arid). The sandy desert on the west side of the Aconquija Mountains is referred to as the Argentine Sahara.

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