What is Argentina?

  • (noun): A republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America.
    Synonyms: Argentine Republic, the Argentine
    See also — Additional definitions below


Argentina i/ˌɑrdʒənˈtiːnə/, officially the Argentine Republic (Spanish: República Argentina ), is a country in South America, bordered by Chile to the west and south, Bolivia and Paraguay to the north and Brazil and Uruguay to the northeast. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands (Spanish: Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Ensign (rank) - Argentina
... In Argentina, the rank of ensign is used by both the air force and the gendarmerie ... First Ensign Flying Officer / Lieutenant The other armed forces of Argentina have ranks equivalent to ensign subteniente (which can be translated into English as "su ...
Buenos Aires - Economy
... commercial, and cultural hub of Argentina ... of the Rio de la Plata connect the port to north-east Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay. 34,200 per capita) in 2011 and amounts to nearly a quarter of Argentina's as a whole ...
Unofficial Football World Championships - UFWC At Major Championships - Continental - South American Championship/Copa América
1953 Brazil Uruguay 1955 Paraguay Argentina 1956* Argentina Brazil 1957 Argentina Peru 1959 Brazil Brazil 1959* Argentina Peru 1979 Paraguay Chile 1993 Argentina Argentina * "Extra" tournaments in which no ...
Buenos Aires Province - Economy
... The province's economy has long been the largest in Argentina, estimated in 2006 to have been US$107.6 billion (more than a third of the national total, which was around US$160 billion in 2011 ... The province is Argentina's chief agricultural producer, and accounted for at least $6 billion in export earnings in 2006 ... The institution, the second-largest in Argentina, holds nearly a tenth of the nation's bank deposits ...
Julio Argentino Roca - Later Years
... In 1912 Roca was appointed as Special Ambassador of Argentina to Brazil by President Roque Sáenz Peña ... Roca returned to Argentina in 1914 and died in Buenos Aires on October 19, 1914 ... became vice-president of Argentina in 1932-1938 ...

More definitions of "Argentina":

  • (noun): Type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines.
    Synonyms: genus Argentina