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Chaco War

Chaco War  

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(1932–35)A conflict between Paraguay and Bolivia. The Gran Chaco, an extensive lowland plain, had been an object of dispute between the two countries since the early 19th century, but Bolivia's final ...
Mercosur

Mercosur  

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(Portuguese name Mercosul)A regional trade organization in South America, whose full title is the Southern Cone or South American Common Market. Founded in March 1991, with the aim of creating a ...
South America

South America  

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The southern half of the American land mass, connected to North America by the Isthmus of Panama, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Amerindian ...
War of the Triple Alliance

War of the Triple Alliance  

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Sparked by territorial aspirations that brought Paraguay into conflict with Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay, the extended and brutal War of the Triple Alliance (December 1864–March 1870) settled ...

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