Araucania



a region in central Chile.
Historical Examples

For she is Chilian built; her tall tapering masts made of trees from the ancient forests of Araucania.
The Flag of Distress Mayne Reid

Orélie, the First of the name, has according to rumour recovered at present his lofty position among the Indians of Araucania.
The Human Race Louis Figuier

During the year 1551 Valdivia occupied himself in fortifying Concepcion and making preparations for an invasion of Araucania.
The South American Republics, Part II (of 2) Thomas C. Dawson

Forty-eight hours later not only the whole of Araucania, but also the provinces south of Valdivia, rose in arms.
The South American Republics, Part II (of 2) Thomas C. Dawson

The question whether the Britannia had been wrecked on the shores of Chili or Araucania was decided in the negative.
In Search of the Castaways Jules Verne

Temuco is the capital of the Province of Cautin and is the geographical capital of Araucania.
Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile Henry Stephens

If you are going to the province of Valdivia, you will be obliged to traverse Araucania in its whole length.
The Adventurers Gustave Aimard

In the course of the past few days certain events had taken place in Araucania which we must explain.
The Pearl of the Andes Gustave Aimard

They now crossed the fertile territory of Araucania, rich in vineyards and flocks.
In Search of the Castaways Jules Verne

noun
a region of central Chile, inhabited by Araucanian Indians

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