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43 Cards in this Set

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punishment, sorrow, suffering
la pena
hiding place, nest
el hido
cage
la jaula
pity, faith
la piedad
breast
el seno
wood or timber
el len'o
branch
la rama
clover
el tre'bol
spring (water)
el manatial
viper (snake)
la vi'bora
understanding
entendimiento
to burn
quemar
to make old
envejezer
to flow, to bud, to gush
brotar
to clear or to explain
aclarar
chest, coffer
la arca
blessing
bendicio'n
booty
el boti'n
to bless
bendecir
leader
el caudillo
coffer (chest)
el cofre
scorn, contempt
el desde'n
exile, banishment
el destierro
troop
la mesnada
heavy
pesada
towncrier
el prego'n
to proclaim publicly
pregonar
to make the sign of the cross
santiguar
to cross oneself
santiguarse
to exile
desterrar
capital of argentina, population is 13 million
buenos aires
originated in buenos aires, type of ballroom dance, started in early 20th century
tango
actress turned political figure, wife of president juan domingo pero'n, helped found various political organizations
eva pero'n
writer, born in buenos aires, wrote unconventional poetry and fiction, foremost figure in literature
jorge luis borges
influenced by europe, empanadas locro, important wine producer
comidas
name for a souther american cowboy
los gauchos
where most live, fertile places covering the middle of the country
los pampos
epic poem by jose hernandez protesting against europeanizing and modernizing by domingo fausteno sarmiento
martin fierro
many for buenos aires, houses many museums
eco turism
270 falls, marks border between argentina and brazil
iguazo falls
islands discovered by magellan
tierra del fuego
southwest argentina, 3rd largest source of fresh water, important tourist attraction
perito moreno
folk singer, lives in buenos aires, does storytelling and collarborated with various well known artists
richard shindell