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Potosí

[paw-taw-see] /ˌpɔ tɔˈsi/
noun
1.
a city in S Bolivia: formerly a rich silver-mining center. 13,022 feet (3970 meters) above sea level.
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Potosí

/Spanish potoˈsi/
noun
1.
a city in S Bolivia, at an altitude of 4066 m (13 340 ft): one of the highest cities in the world; developed with the discovery of local silver in 1545; tin mining; university (1571). Pop: 144 000 (2005 est)
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