Gran Chaco

Gran Chaco

[grahn chah-kaw]
noun
an extensive subtropical region in central South America, in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay. 300,000 sq. mi. (777,000 sq. km).
Also called Chaco.
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Gran Chaco (Spanish ɡran ˈtʃako)
 
n
Often shortened to: Chaco a plain of S central South America, between the Andes and the Paraguay River in SE Bolivia, E Paraguay, and N Argentina: huge swamps and scrub forest Area: about 780 000 sq km (300 000 sq miles)

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