One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the South American region of Patagonia or its inhabitants.‘the harsh Patagonian landscape’
- ‘The southeast face of the South Tower is more than half a mile wide and 3,000 feet high, and exposed to the nastiest Patagonian winds.’
- ‘Presently there are no Patagonian species living in Antarctica nor Antarctic species living in Patagonia.’
- ‘The fossils were accidentally discovered by a farm worker in a remote area in the Patagonian province of Chubut.’
- ‘First potential visitors were likely to be Patagonian, but the Islands were unoccupied when first found by the Dutch.’
- ‘The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of only three Patagonian glaciers that is growing.’
A native or inhabitant of the South American region of Patagonia.‘a family of Patagonians’
- ‘Patagonians live on a diet of meat and sips of mate, a herb tea that promises energy, resistance to fatigue, and a dulling of hunger.’
- ‘She looked like a Patagonian but was not Patagonian.’
- ‘Magellan was the first to discover the Patagonians, the indigenous people of the Tierra del Fuego.’
- ‘Rees wanted a contemporary voice in the piece, reflecting the warm and welcoming Patagonians he's met.’
- ‘The ancient Patagonians were at least as complex, at least as long-lived, at least as rich in myth as the Egyptians.’
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