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Chubut

[choo-boot] /tʃʊˈbut/
noun
1.
a river in SW Argentina, in the Andes, flowing E to the Atlantic Ocean. 500 miles (805 km) long.
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  • They are restricted to the river-oases of the Rio Negro and the Chubut.

    The Argentine Republic Pierre Denis
  • South of Chubut lies Port Desire, formed by the estuary of the river, or rather stream, of that name.

    Wanderings in Patagonia Julius Beerbohm
  • The Spaniards hailed from that place, and Sinclair, who had sold his Chubut ranch, had left his daughter with friends there.

  • The low summer temperature does not allow cereals to ripen south of the Chubut.

    The Argentine Republic Pierre Denis
  • There was but one route for him to travel—the little railroad that led to the Welsh colony of Chubut.

  • In the southern region there is no fruit grown, except on a few estates in the Rio Negro and in the valley of Chubut.

  • A dam was built across the Chubut River in that year, and an irrigating ditch taken out.

  • Would I like to meet the agent of the little railroad running down to Chubut?

  • Whatever may happen, the Chubut man will never again have to ask for bread of anybody.

  • He was very delighted with his success, and said that the Mauser was better than any of the guns in Chubut.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia H. Hesketh Prichard

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