Definition of Argentina in US English:

Argentina

proper noun

  • A republic that occupies much of the southern part of South America; population 43,400,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Buenos Aires; official language, Spanish.

    Colonized by the Spanish in the 16th century, Argentina declared its independence in 1816. It emerged as a democratic republic in the mid 19th century, but has periodically fallen under military rule. In 1982, Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands led to an unsuccessful war with Britain

Pronunciation

Argentina

/ˌärjənˈtēnə//ˌɑrdʒənˈtinə/