Historical Examples

Formerly, the Araucan warriors were buried with their weapons, their horse was felled on the grave and consumed.
The Races of Man Joseph Deniker


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  • Araucania

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    a member of an Indian people of central Chile. the language of the Araucanians, spoken in central Chile and northern Argentina. pertaining to the Araucanians or to their language. Historical Examples Jos, the portero accompanying them, was an Araucanian Indian by birth, but he spoke Spanish fluently. Francisco Our Little Argentine Cousin Eva Cannon Brooks […]

  • Araucaria

    any of several coniferous trees of the genus Araucaria, of warm regions. Historical Examples These are uniformly three times the natural size, except the section of araucaria imbricata, which is not increased in scale. Trees of the Northern United States Austin C. Apgar You ought to have a segoya here and over there an araucaria. […]

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