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[too-koo-mahn] /ˌtu kuˈmɑn/
a city in NW Argentina.
Also called San Miguel de Tucumán. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This is a rather aberrant species of Buarremon, as yet only known from tucuman, where it was discovered by Schulz.

  • “The Mequinez family is not in tucuman,” replied the innkeeper.

    Cuore (Heart) Edmondo De Amicis
  • This will be a great advantage, for example, to the sugar-growing districts of tucuman.

  • He was dismissed at the moment, but not long after he reappears as Governor of tucuman.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • In the interior all the fittings and seats were made of cedar wood imported direct from tucuman, a Province in the Argentine.

  • The sugar factories of tucuman turn out a great quantity of rum.

    Argentina W. A. Hirst
  • The greatest number of sugar refineries are to be found in the Province of tucuman, where there are thirty-two.

  • To this resolve of the people, the Congress of tucuman gave full expression.

    Ponce de Leon William Pilling
British Dictionary definitions for tucuman


/Spanish tukuˈman/
a city in NW Argentina: scene of the declaration (1816) of Argentinian independence from Spain; university (1914). Pop: 837 000 (2005 est) Full name San Miguel de Tucumán
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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