Definition of Tierra del Fuego in English:

Tierra del Fuego

proper noun

  • An island at the southern extremity of South America, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. Discovered by Ferdinand Magellan in 1520, it is now divided between Argentina and Chile.


Spanish, literally ‘land of fire’.


Tierra del Fuego

/tɪˌɛːrə dɛl ˈfweɪɡəʊ/