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A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm that focuses on strategic and operational CEO-agenda issues facing businesses, governments and institutions around the globe.
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The Abasto Shopping is one of the biggest shopping mall centers in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
An abbey (from Latin abbatia, from Latin abbās, derived from Aramaic abba, "father") is a Catholic or Anglican monastery or convent.
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About.com, also known as The About Group (formerly About Inc.), is an Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites," of which there are nearly 1,000.
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Academia Nacional del Tango de la República Argentina is an institution in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in the Avenida de Mayo above the Café Tortoni.
Adventure Life is an adventure travel company offering private journeys, small group tours, and expedition voyages throughout the world.
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Jorge Newbery Airfield (Aeroparque "Jorge Newbery") is located in Palermo neighbourhood, northeast of downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Agnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claims – especially metaphysical and religious claims such as whether or not God, the divine or the supernatural exist – are unknown and perhaps unknowable.
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Alejandro Bustillo (18 March 1889 - 3 November 1982) was an Argentine painter and architect who left his mark in various tourist destinations in Argentina, especially in the Andean region of the Patagonia.
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Alfonso IV, called the Kind (also the Gentle or the Nice, Alfons el Benigne) (2 November 1299 – 24 January 1336) was the King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona (as Alfonso III) from 1327 to his death.
The AMIA bombing was an attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA; Argentine Israelite Mutual Association) building.
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Amsterdam is the capital city and most populous city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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Aníbal Ibarra (born March 1, 1958) is an Argentine lawyer and politician who served as mayor of Buenos Aires from 2000 to 2006.
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Andalusia (Andalucía) is a south-western European region established as an autonomous community of the Kingdom of Spain.
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Andorra la Vella is the capital of the Principality of Andorra, and is located high in the east Pyrenees between France and Spain.
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The Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata was a five-year-long naval blockade imposed by France and Britain on the Argentine Confederation ruled by Juan Manuel de Rosas.
Antonio Francisco Cafiero (12 September 1922 – 13 October 2014) was an Argentine Justicialist Party politician.
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Appetite was a gallery and artist-run space, founded by Daniela Luna, in the neighborhood of San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the mission of discovering and promoting new artists.
ARA Presidente Sarmiento is a museum ship in Argentina, originally built as a training ship for the Argentine Navy and named after Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, the seventh President of Argentina.
The corbeta (corvette) ARA Uruguay, built in England, is the largest ship afloat of its age in the Armada de la República Argentina (Argentine Navy), with more than 135 years passed since its commissioning in September 1874.
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Architecture (Latin architectura, after the Greek ἀρχή τέχνη – arkhḗ tékhnē – composed by ἀρχή "origin" and τέχνη "art, craft") is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.
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The Argentina national football team (Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina. Argentina's home stadium is Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti. La Selección (national team), also known as the Albicelestes (sky blue and whites), has appeared in five World Cup finals, including the first final in 1930, which they lost, 4–2, to Uruguay. Argentina won in their next final appearance in 1978, beating the Netherlands at extra time, 3–1. Argentina, led by Diego Maradona won again in 1986, a 3–2 victory over West Germany. They again made the World Cup finals in 1990, and lost, 1–0, to West Germany after conceding a penalty kick in the 85th minute. Argentina made their fifth appearance in a World Cup final in 2014, again losing to Germany, 1–0 during extra-time. Argentina's World Cup winning managers are César Luis Menotti in 1978, and Carlos Bilardo in 1986. Argentina has been very successful in the Copa América, winning it 14 times and also winning the 'extra' South American Championships in 1941, 1945 and 1946. The team also won the FIFA Confederations Cup and the Kirin Cup, both in 1992, and the Argentine olympic team won the Olympics football tournaments in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. Argentina and France are the only two national teams that have won the three most important men's titles recognized by FIFA: the World Cup, the Confederations Cup, and the Olympic tournament. They have both also won their respective continental championship (Copa América for Argentina, and UEFA European Championship for France). Argentina is known for having rivalries with Brazil, Uruguay, England and Germany due to historic occurrences with one another throughout football history. Argentina also won six of the 14 football competitions at the Pan American Games, winning in 1951, 1955, 1959, 1971, 1995 and 2003. In March 2007, Argentina reached the top of the FIFA World Rankings for the first time.
The Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Alianza Anticomunista Argentina, usually known as Triple A or AAA) was a far-right death squad founded in Argentina in 1973 and particularly active under Isabel Perón's rule (1974–1976).
The Argentine Automobile Club building its national headquarters of ACA located in Palermo neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house of the Argentine National Congress.
The Argentine Civil Wars were a series of internecine wars that took place in Argentina from 1814 to 1880.
The Argentine Confederation (Spanish: Confederación Argentina) is one of the official names of Argentina, according to the Argentine Constitution, Article 35.
What today is commonly referred as the Independence of Argentina was declared on July 9, 1816 by the Congress of Tucumán.
The Policía Federal Argentina (PFA; in English Argentine Federal Police) is a civil police force of the Argentine federal government.
A general election (i.e. both presidential and legislative) will be held in Argentina on 25 October 2015, with a second round of voting due to take place, if required, on 22 November.
The Argentine Grand Prix (Spanish: Gran Premio de Argentina) was a round of the Formula One championship, held intermittently from to, all at the same autodrome in the Argentine national capital of Buenos Aires.
The Congress of the Argentine Nation (Congreso de la Nación Argentina) is the legislative branch of the government of Argentina.
The Argentine National Symphony Orchestra is the state symphony of Argentina, and is based in Buenos Aires.
Argentine rock (locally Rock Nacional) is composed or made by Argentine bands or artists in the Spanish language.
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The Argentine Senate (Honorable Senado de la Nación Argentina) is the upper house of the Argentine National Congress.
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The Argentine War of Independence was fought from 1810 to 1818 by Argentine patriotic forces under Manuel Belgrano, Juan José Castelli and José de San Martín against royalist forces loyal to the Spanish crown.
Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors is an Argentine centennial sports club based in La Paternal, Buenos Aires.
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An argot (from French argot ‘slang’) is a secret language used by various groups—e.g. schoolmates, outlaws, colleagues, among many others—to prevent outsiders from understanding their conversations.
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Armenia (Հայաստան, tr. Hayastan), officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն, tr. Hayastani Hanrapetut’yun), is a mountainous country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.
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Art Deco, or Deco, is an influential visual arts design style that first appeared in France just before World War I and began flourishing internationally in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s before its popularity waned after World War II.
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Art Nouveau (Anglicised to; at. Sezession, Czech Secese, Eng. Modern Style, Ger.. Jugendstil, Slovak. Secesia) or Jugendstil is an international philosophyDuncan (1994), 7.
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Arturo Frondizi Ercoli, GCMG (October 28, 1908 – April 18, 1995) was the President of Argentina between May 1, 1958, and March 29, 1962, for the Intransigent Radical Civic Union, which he led until 1986.
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Asado is a term used both for a range of barbecue techniques and the social event of having or attending a barbecue in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Spain and Chile, where it is considered the national dish.
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Ashkenazi Jews, also known as Ashkenazic Jews or simply Ashkenazim (אַשְׁכְּנַזִּים, Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation:, singular:, Modern Hebrew:; also, lit. "The Jews of Germany"), are a Jewish ethnic division who coalesced as a distinct community of Jews in the Holy Roman Empire around the end of the 1st millennium.
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An Asian-Argentine is defined as an Argentine of Asian ancestry, who pertains citizenship or residency of Argentina.
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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An astronaut (or cosmonaut) is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
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Asturias (Asturies), officially the Principality of Asturias (Principado de Asturias; Principáu d'Asturies), is an autonomous community in north-west Spain.
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Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción (Paraguay) is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.
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Atheism is, in a broad sense, the rejection of belief in the existence of deities.
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Athens (Αθήνα, Athína,; Ἀθῆναι, Athēnai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
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The ATP Buenos Aires (Spanish Abierto de Buenos Aires) is an annual tennis event for male tennis players held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Attaque 77 ("Attack 77") is an Argentine punk rock group formed in 1987.
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Austral University (in Spanish, Universidad Austral) is a private university in Argentina, based in Buenos Aires and with seats in Pilar (Buenos Aires Province) and Rosario (Santa Fe).
The Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez is a 45,000 capacity motor racing circuit in Buenos Aires, Argentina built in 1952 under president Juan Perón, named Autódromo 17 de Octubre until Perón's overthrow (17 October (Loyalty Day) was a date of great significance to Perón's political party).
An autonomous administrative division is an administrative division of a country that has a degree of autonomy, or freedom from an external authority.
Autonomous city is a type of autonomous administrative division.
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Autonomy (Ancient Greek: αὐτονομία autonomia from αὐτόνομος autonomos from αὐτο- auto- "self" and νόμος nomos, "law", hence when combined understood to mean "one who gives oneself one's own law") is a concept found in moral, political, and bioethical philosophy.
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Avellaneda is a port city in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the seat of the Avellaneda Partido, whose population was 328,980 as per the.
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Avenida Alvear is an upscale thoroughfare in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Avenida Corrientes is one of the principal thoroughfares of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.
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May Avenue (Avenida de Mayo) is an avenue in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina.
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Avenida del Libertador is one of the principal thoroughfares in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and in points north, extending 25 km (16 mi) from the Retiro District of Buenos Aires to the northern suburb of San Fernando.
Avenida General Paz (official name Ruta Nacional A001 - National Route A001) is a beltway freeway surrounding the city of Buenos Aires.
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Avenida Juan B. Justo is an avenue that runs through Palermo and Recoleta neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and goes from southwest to northeast, parallel Pueyrredón avenue.
Avenida Rivadavia is one of the principal thoroughfares in Buenos Aires, Argentina, extending from downtown Buenos Aires to the western suburb of Merlo.
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The Avenida Theatre (Teatro Avenida) is a theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Avenue Road is a major north-south street in Toronto, Ontario.
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Babasónicos is an Argentine rock band, formed in the early 1990s along with others such as Peligrosos Gorriones and Los Brujos.
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BAFWEEK (abbreviation for Buenos Aires Fashion Week, also stylized as BAFWeek) is a biannual clothing trade show held mainly in La Rural fairgrounds, Buenos Aires.
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Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros y de la Torre (1756–1829) was a Spanish naval officer born in Cartagena.
Balvanera is a neighborhood ("barrio") of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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The Barbican Centre is a performing arts centre in the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe.
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Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and Spain's second most populated city, with a population of 1.6 million within its administrative limits.
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The Baroque is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, theater, and music.
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Barrio is a Spanish word meaning neighborhood.
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Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.
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The Basque Country (Euskadi; País Vasco; Pays Basque) is an autonomous community of northern Spain.
The Battle of the River Plate was the first naval battle in the Second World War and the first one of Battle of the Atlantic in South American waters.
Beaux-Arts architecture expresses the academic neoclassical architectural style taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Beijing, formerly Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world.
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The Belgrano Norte line is a commuter rail service in Buenos Aires, Argentina run by the private company Ferrovías since 1 April 1994, with some services operated by the state-owned company Trenes Argentinos from 2015.
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The Belgrano Sur line is an Argentine commuter rail service in the Greater Buenos Aires area, currently operated by State-owned company Operadora Ferroviaria Sociedad del Estado (SOFSE).
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Belgrano is a leafy, northern barrio or neighborhood of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Beliefnet is a website providing information about various faiths in addition to feature editorial around the topics of inspiration, spirituality, health, wellness, love and family, news and entertainment.
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Benito Quinquela Martín (March 1, 1890 – January 28, 1977) was an Argentine painter born in La Boca, Buenos Aires.
Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.
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The Berliner Philharmonie is a concert hall in Berlin, Germany.
The Bernardino Rivadavia Natural Sciences Museum (Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia) is a public museum located in the Caballito section of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Bersuit Vergarabat is an Argentine rock band that formed formally in 1988.
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A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis.
Bilbao (Bilbo) is a municipality and city in Spain, the capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country.
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A blockade is an effort to cut off supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally.
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Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration, blood ethanol concentration, or blood alcohol level is most commonly used as a metric of alcohol intoxication for legal or medical purposes.
Club Atlético Boca Juniors is an Argentine sports club based in the La Boca neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.
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Bogotá is the capital of Colombia and Cundinamarca Department, with a population of 8,854,722 in 2015.
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The Bombing of Plaza de Mayo was a massacre which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 16 June 1955.
Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands.
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Brasília is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District.
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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
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Brazilian Portuguese (português do Brasil or Português brasileiro) is a set of dialects of the Portuguese language used mostly in Brazil.
The British invasions of the River Plate were a series of unsuccessful British attempts to seize control of the Spanish colonies located around the Platine Basin in South America (today part of Argentina and Uruguay).
Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").
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Buenas noches, Buenos Aires is a 1964 Argentine musical film comedy directed by and starring Hugo del Carril.
Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina.
Buenos Aires a la vista is a 1950 Argentine musical drama film directed and written by Luis Bayón Herrera with Carlos A. Petit.
Buenos Aires (Estación Buenos Aires) is a passenger railway station in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Buenos Aires 2018 was the successful bid by the city of Buenos Aires and the Argentine Olympic Committee to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics.
The Buenos Aires Botanical Garden (official name in Spanish: Jardín Botánico Carlos Thays de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires) is a botanical garden located in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires in Argentina.
The Buenos Aires Cabildo (Cabildo de Buenos Aires) is the public building in Buenos Aires that was used as seat of the ayuntamiento during the colonial times and the government house of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.
The Buenos Aires central business district (CBD and also referred to as the City Porteña, Downtown and Microcentro), is the main commercial centre of Buenos Aires, Argentina, though not an official city ward.
The Buenos Aires Central Post Office (native name: "Palacio de Correos y Telecomunicaciones" or most commonly, "Correo Central"), was the seat of the Argentine Post Office, and the Néstor Kirchner Cultural Centre since May 2015.
The Buenos Aires City Legislature is a central part of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Buenos Aires Customs House (Aduana) is a government building and architectural landmark in the Montserrat section of Buenos Aires.
The Buenos Aires House of Culture is an architectural landmark in the Montserrat section of the Argentine capital.
The Buenos Aires International Book Fair (Spanish: Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires) is held every April in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is one of the top five book expos in the world, oriented to the literary community as well as to the general public.
The Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens (Jardín Japonés de Buenos Aires) are a public space administered by the non-profit Japanese Argentine Cultural Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and are one of the largest Japanese gardens of its type in the world, outside of Japan.
The Buenos Aires Jazz Festival is a music festival first organized in its current form by the city government of Buenos Aires in 2002.
The Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club is a private tennis club located in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana de Buenos Aires) is the main Catholic church in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Metropolitan Police is the police force under the authority of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
The Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art known locally as the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires or MAMBA is a modern art museum located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic is an Argentinian orchestra based in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires (Provincia de Buenos Aires) (English: Fair Winds) is the largest and most populous Argentinian province.
The Buenos Aires Underground (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires), locally known as Subte (from subterráneo – 'underground' or 'subterranean') is a mass transit metro system that serves the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Buenos Aires Zoo is an zoo in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway) is a bus-based mass transit system.
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The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) is a network of the world's megacities taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Caballito is a barrio (neighborhood) of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.
Café Tacuba (stylized Café Tacvba) is a band from Ciudad Satélite, Mexico.
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The Café Tortoni is a coffeehouse located at 825 Avenida de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Cagliari (or;; Casteddu; Caralis) is an Italian municipality and the capital of the island of Sardinia, an autonomous region of Italy.
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Cairo (القاهرة; Ⲕⲁϩⲓⲣⲏ) is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos.
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Calabria (Calàbbria in Calabrian, Calavría in Calabrian Greek, Καλαβρία in Greek, Kalavrì in Arbëresh), known in antiquity as Bruttium or formerly as Italia, is a region in southern Italy, forming the "toe" of the Italian Peninsula.
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Caminito ("little walkway" or "little path" in Spanish) is a street museum and a traditional alley, located in La Boca, a neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Campania is a region in southern Italy.
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The Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo (Spanish for Argentine Polo Open Championship) is the most important international polo championship at club level, that has taken place every year since 1893 at the Campo Argentino de Polo of Palermo, Buenos Aires.
The Campo Argentino del Polo, popularly known as the 'Cathedral of Polo', is a multi-purpose stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Canoe.ca is a Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Quebecor Media.
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Caracas, officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital, the center of the '''Greater Caracas Area''', and the largest city of Venezuela.
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Carlos Gardel (born Charles Romuald Gardes; 11 December 1890 – 24 June 1935) was a French Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango.
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Carlos Monzón (August 7, 1942 – January 8, 1995) was an Argentine professional boxer who held the Undisputed World Middleweight Championship for 7 years.
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Carolina Raquel Duer (known as "The Turk", "La Turca", and "La Colorada"; born 5 August 1978) is an Argentine world champion boxer.
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Casa Argentina del Arte Correo or "Mail Art Argentine House" (or CADAC) is a building complex in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the function to exhibit "mail art".
The Casa de Moneda de la República Argentina is the Argentine mint, controlled by the Argentine government and administratively subordinated to the Ministry of Economy.
The Casa Nacional del Bicentenario ("National Bicentennial House") is a cultural center and museum located in the Recoleta section of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
La Casa Rosada (The Pink House) is the executive mansion and office of the President of Argentina.
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Catholicism (from Greek καθολικισμός, katholikismos, "universal doctrine") and its adjectival form Catholic are used as broad terms for describing specific traditions in the Christian churches in theology, doctrine, liturgy, ethics, and spirituality.
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Cádiz (see other pronunciations below) is a city and port in southwestern Spain.
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César Pelli (born October 12, 1926) is an Argentine American architect known for designing some of the world's tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks.
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Córdoba is a city located in the geographical center of Argentina, in the foothills of the Sierras Chicas on the Suquía River, about northwest of Buenos Aires.
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Celtic music is a broad grouping of musical genres that evolved out of the folk musical traditions of the Celtic people of Western Europe.
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A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
The Recoleta Cultural Centre (in Spanish: Centro Cultural Recoleta) is an exhibition and cultural events centre located in the barrio of Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Charles III (Spanish: Carlos; Italian: Carlo; 20 January 1716 – 14 December 1788) was the King of Spain and the Spanish Indies from 1759 to 1788.
The Charrúa are an indigenous people of South America in present-day Uruguay and the adjacent areas in Argentina (Entre Ríos) and Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).
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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs was founded as The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations on February 20, 1922.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
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A choir (also known as a chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
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Cinema of Argentina refers to the film industry based in Argentina.
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The terms city limits and city boundary refer to the defined boundary or border of a city.
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Clarín (Bugle) is the largest newspaper in Argentina, published by the Grupo Clarín media group.
Grupo Clarín is the largest media conglomerate in Argentina.
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Club Atlético Huracán is an Argentine sports club from the Parque Patricios neighbourhood of Buenos Aires.
Club Atlético River Plate is an Argentine sports club based in the Nuñez neighborhood of Buenos Aires, and named after the city's estuary, Río de la Plata.
Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield is a sports club based in the Liniers neighbourhood of western Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Club Ferro Carril Oeste, known simply as Ferro Carril Oeste or Ferro, is an Argentine sports club from the neighbourhood of Caballito, Buenos Aires.
Cocoliche is an Italian-Spanish mixed language or pidgin that was spoken by Italian immigrants in Argentina (especially in Greater Buenos Aires) between 1870-1970.
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Colectivo (English: collective) is the name given in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay to a type of public transportation vehicle, especially those of Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires.
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Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires (National School of Buenos Aires) is a public high school in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Colonia del Sacramento (formerly the Portuguese Colónia do Sacramento) is a city in southwestern Uruguay, by the Río de la Plata, facing Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre, and the middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters — people who travel on a daily basis.
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Commuting is periodically recurring travel between one's place of residence and place of work, or study, and in doing so exceed the boundary of their residential community.
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The Royal Concertgebouw (Koninklijk Concertgebouw) is a concert hall in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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The Confitería El Molino is an Art Nouveau style coffeehouse located on the corner of Callao and Rivadavia Avenues, in front of the Argentine National Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Congress of Tucumán was the representative assembly, initially meeting in San Miguel de Tucumán, that declared the independence of the United Provinces of South America (modern-day Argentina, Uruguay, part of Bolivia) on July 9, 1816, from the Spanish Empire.
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Constitución railway station is a large railway station ''Barrio'' Constitución in central Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Constitution of Argentina is one of the primary sources of existing law in Argentina.
A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban and industrially developed area.
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Buenos Aires Ecological Reserve, Reserva Ecológica de Buenos Aires, also known as Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur, is a tract of low land on the Río de la Plata riverbank located on the east side of the district of Puerto Madero in Buenos Aires CBD, Argentina.
Cream, based at the Nation nightclub in Liverpool, is one of the best-known night clubs in the world.
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Creamfields Buenos Aires is an annual electronic music festival hosted in Buenos Aires featuring DJs recognized in the worldwide electronic scene.
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A tidal creek, tidal channel, or estuary is the portion of a stream that is affected by ebb and flow of ocean tides, in the case that the subject stream discharges to an ocean, sea or strait.
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The Criollo (or "creole" people) were a social class in the caste system of the overseas colonies established by Spain in the 16th century, especially in Hispanic America, comprising the locally born people of confirmed Spanish ancestry.
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The Crown of Aragon (Corona d'Aragón, Corona d'Aragó, Corona Aragonum, Corona de Aragón)Corona d'AragónCorona d'AragóCorona Aragonum (Corona de Aragón was a composite monarchy, also nowadays referred to as a confederation of individual polities or kingdoms ruled by one king with a personal and dynastic union of the Kingdom of Aragon and the County of Barcelona. At the height of its power in the 14th and 15th centuries, the Crown of Aragon was a thalassocracy (a state with primarily maritime realms) controlling a large portion of present-day eastern Spain, parts of what is now southern France, and a Mediterranean "empire" which included the Balearic Islands, Sicily, Corsica, Sardinia, Malta, Southern Italy (from 1442) and parts of Greece (until 1388). The component realms of the Crown were not united politically except at the level of the king, who ruled over each autonomous polity according to its own laws, raising funds under each tax structure, dealing separately with each Corts or Cortes. Put in contemporary terms, it has sometimes been considered that the different lands of the Crown of Aragon (mainly the Kingdom of Aragon, the Principality of Catalonia and the Kingdom of Valencia) functioned more as a confederacy of cultures rather than as a single country. In this sense, the larger Crown of Aragon must not be confused with one of its constituent parts, the Kingdom of Aragon, from which it takes its name. In 1469, a new dynastic familial union of the Crown of Aragon with the Crown of Castile by the Catholic Monarchs, joining what contemporaries referred to as "the Spains" led to what would become the Kingdom of Spain under King Philip II. The Crown existed until it was abolished by the Nueva Planta decrees issued by King Philip V in 1716 as a consequence of the defeat of Archduke Charles (as Charles III of Aragon) in the War of the Spanish Succession.
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The culture of Argentina is as varied as the country's geography and is composed of a mix of ethnic groups.
The culture of Europe is rooted in the art, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy that originated from the European cultural region.
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Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.
The D'Hondt method (mathematically but not operationally equivalent to Jefferson's method) is a highest averages method for allocating seats in party-list proportional representation.
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The Dakar Rally (or simply "The Dakar"; formerly known as the "Paris–Dakar Rally") is an annual rally raid organised by the Amaury Sport Organisation.
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Daniel Fernando Filmus (born June 3, 1955) is an Argentine politician and academic, formerly Senator for Buenos Aires during the period 2007-2013 and Minister of Education, Science and Technology in the government of President Néstor Kirchner.
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Die Toten Hosen is a German punk band from Düsseldorf.
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Diego Armando Maradona Franco (born 30 October 1960) is a retired Argentine professional footballer.
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Diego César Santilli (Autonomous City of Buenos Aires born 6 April 1967) is an Argentine politician Affiliated with the Republican Proposal (PRO).
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Timoteo "Dino" Saluzzi (born May 20, 1935 in Campo Santo (Ingenio San Isidro), Salta Province) is an Argentine musician.
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The Dirty War (Guerra Sucia), also known as Process of National Reorganization (Proceso de Reorganización Nacional or El Proceso), was the name used by the Argentine Military Government for a period of state terrorism in ArgentinaThe justification for the Dirty War was the armed actions of the Montoneros and the ERP.
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Divididos ("The Divided Ones") is an Argentine rock band.
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The division of Korea into South Korea and North Korea was the result of the 1945 Allied victory in World War II, ending the Empire of Japan's 35-year colonial rule of Korea by General Order No. 1.
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Dock Sud is a district (localidad) of Avellaneda County (partido) in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.
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Dry cleaning is any cleaning process for clothing and textiles using a chemical solvent other than water.
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Echeverría is a station on Line B of the Buenos Aires Underground.
The economic history of Argentina is one of the most studied, owing to the "Argentine paradox", its unique condition as a country that had achieved advanced development in the early 20th century but experienced a reversal, which inspired an enormous wealth of literature and diverse analysis on the causes of this decline.
Leonel Edmundo Rivero (June 8, 1911 – January 18, 1986) was an Argentine tango singer, composer, and impresario.
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Eduardo Madero (1823 — 1894) was an Argentine merchant, banker and developer.
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The Eduardo Sívori Museum (Museo de Artes Plásticas Eduardo Sívori) is a municipal art museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Argentinean alternative rock band El Otro Yo (The Other Me) got involved in the local scene in the late 80’s / early '90s, making its debut with a demo tape called Los Hijos de Alien, followed by Traka-Traka.
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Electronic voting (also known as e-voting) is voting using electronic means to either aid or take care of the chores of casting and counting votes.
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Enrique Arturo Diemecke (b. Mexico) is a Mexican conductor, violinist and composer of German descent.
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The Ernesto de la Cárcova Museum of Reproductions and Comparative Sculpture is located in the Puerto Madero ward of Buenos Aires, and is administered by the National University of Arts.
The Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini (Carlos Pellegrini High School of Commerce, ESCCP) is a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
Luna Park Stadium (Estadio Luna Park, commonly known as Luna Park) is a multi-purpose arena located in the heart of Buenos Aires.
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Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti, also referred to as River Plate Stadium or simply El Monumental, is a stadium in the Belgrano district of Buenos Aires, Argentina, home of the football club River Plate.
A Estancia (American Spanish) or Estância is a Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese term describing private landholdings.
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Eugène Py (19 May 1859 – 26 August 1924) was a major early French cameraman, cinematographer and film director and is widely considered the founding pioneer of the Cinema of Argentina.
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María Eva Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.
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Ezeiza Partido is a partido (second level administrative subdivision) located in the southern part of Gran Buenos Aires in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.
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Faena Art Center is the cultural center of the Faena District Buenos Aires, a residential and cultural community in the Puerto Madero waterfront in Buenos Aires developed by the Faena Group and opened in September 2011.
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A fare is the fee paid by a passenger for use of a public transport system: rail, bus, taxi, etc.
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A fashion capital is a city which has a major influence on international fashion trends and in which the design, production and retailing of fashion products – plus events such as fashion weeks, awards and trade fairs – generate significant economic output.
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The Favaloro University (Universidad Favaloro) is a private university in the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina.
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Futbol Club Barcelona, also known as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça, is a professional football club, based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
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A federal district is a type of administrative division of a federation, under the direct control of a federal government.
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Federalization is a term which in Argentine law defines the process of assigning federal status to a territory, with the purpose of making that territory the national capital.
Federico Lacroze railway station (Estación Federico Lacroze in Spanish)) is a passenger railway station in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Fernando "Frank" Caldeiro (June 12, 1958 – October 3, 2009) was an Argentine scientist and NASA astronaut.
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Fernando de la Rúa (born September 15, 1937) is an Argentine politician.
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Fernando Ezequiel 'Pino' Solanas (born 16 February 1936) is an Argentine film director, screenwriter and politician.
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Ferrocarriles Argentinos (FA) was a state-owned company that managed the entire Argentine railway system for nearly 45 years.
Ferrovías S.A.C. is a privately owned company which, on 1 April 1994, took over the concession, granted by the Argentine government as part of railway privatisation during the presidency of Carlos Menem, for the operation of the 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 ⅜ in) (metre gauge) Belgrano Norte Line commuter rail service in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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A ferry (or ferryboat) is a boat or ship (a merchant vessel) used to carry (or ferry) primarily passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
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The FIBA Basketball World Cup, also known as the FIBA World Cup of Basketball or simply the FIBA World Cup, between 1950 and 2010 known as the FIBA World Championship, is an international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the sport's global governing body.
Field hockey, or simply hockey, is a team sport of the hockey family.
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The FIVB Volleyball World Championship is an international men's and women's indoor volleyball competition.
Florence (Firenze, alternative obsolete form: Fiorenza; Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence.
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Flores is a middle class barrio or district in the centre part of Buenos Aires city, Argentina.
Florida Street (Calle Florida) is an elegant shopping street in Downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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In international human rights law, a forced disappearance (or enforced disappearance) occurs when a person is secretly abducted or imprisoned by a state or political organization or by a third party with the authorization, support, or acquiescence of a state or political organization, followed by a refusal to acknowledge the person's fate and whereabouts, with the intent of placing the victim outside the protection of the law.
Foreign Policy is a news publication, founded in 1970, that is focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy.
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Formula One (also Formula 1 or F1) is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
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The Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat Art Collection is a museum of fine arts in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Free trade is a policy followed by some international markets in which countries' governments do not restrict imports from, or exports to, other countries.
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The French blockade of the Río de la Plata was a two-year-long naval blockade imposed by France on the Argentine Confederation ruled by Juan Manuel de Rosas.
The French Revolution (Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.
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The Front for Victory (Frente para la Victoria, FPV) is a Peronist electoral alliance in Argentina, and it is formally a faction of the Justicialist Party.
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Fujian, formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, or Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.
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Marta Gabriela Michetti (born May 28, 1965) is an Argentine politician member of the Republican Proposal (PRO) coalition.
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Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini (born 16 May 1970) is an Argentine former professional tennis player.
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The Galería Güemes is a commercial gallery located on Florida Street in the city of Buenos Aires.
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Galerías Pacífico (Pacific Gallery) is a shopping centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located at the intersection of Florida Street and Córdoba Avenue.
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Galicia (or;; Galician and Portuguese: Galiza,, or) is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the official status of a historic nationality.
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Galician (or; galego) is an Indo-European language of the Western Ibero-Romance branch.
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Galician people or Galicians (galegos, gallegos) are a national, cultural and ethnolinguistic group whose historic homeland is Galicia, in the north-west of the Iberian Peninsula.
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The Galileo Galilei planetarium, commonly known as Planetario, is located in Parque Tres de Febrero in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.
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Genoa (Genova; Genoese and Ligurian Zena; Gênes; Latin and archaic English Genua) is the capital of Liguria and the sixth largest city in Italy with a population of 592,995 within its administrative limits on a land area of.
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A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on the Earth to be specified by a set of numbers or letters.
Georgians (tr) are an indigenous Caucasian nation and ethnic group.
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German Argentines (Deutschargentinier, germanoargentino) are Argentine citizens of German ancestry.
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A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city generally considered to be an important node in the global economic system.
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The Global Language Monitor (GLM) is an Austin, Texas-based company that collectively documents, analyzes and tracks trends in language usage worldwide, with a particular emphasis upon the English language.
The Globalization and World Cities Research Network, commonly abbreviated to GaWC, is a think tank based in the Geography department at Loughborough University in England, that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.
Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
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A goods station (also known as a goods yard or goods depot) or freight station is, in the widest sense, a railway station which is exclusively or predominantly where goods (or freight), such as merchandise, parcels and manufactured items, are loaded or unloaded from ships or road vehicles and/or where goods wagons are transferred to local sidings.
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Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, Neo-Gothic or Jigsaw Gothic, and when used for school, college, and university buildings as Collegiate Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
The government of Argentina, functioning within the framework of a federal system, is a presidential representative democratic republic.
The great European immigration wave to Argentina took place in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Greater Buenos Aires (Gran Buenos Aires; GBA) is the urban agglomeration comprising the autonomous city of Buenos Aires and the adjacent 24 partidos (districts) over the Province of Buenos Aires.
A green wave occurs when a series of traffic lights (usually three or more) are coordinated to allow continuous traffic flow over several intersections in one main direction.
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The grid plan, grid street plan or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
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Gridlock is a type of traffic jam where "continuous queues of vehicles block an entire network of intersecting streets, bringing traffic in all directions to a complete standstill".
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Guadix, a city of southern Spain, in the province of Granada; on the left bank of the river Guadix, a sub-tributary of the Guadiana Menor, and on the Madrid-Valdepeñas-Almería railway.
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Guatemala City, locally known as Guatemala or Guate, is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America.
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A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who control the practice of their craft in a particular town.
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Guillermo Vilas (born 17 August 1952, in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina who won four major singles titles.
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Gustavo Adrián Cerati Clark (11 August 1959 – 4 September 2014) was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer, considered one of the most important and influential figures of Ibero-American rock and a Latin American rock legend.
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Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial centre of Cuba.
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The heat index (HI) or humiture or humidex (not to be confused with the Canadian humidex) is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity in an attempt to determine the human-perceived equivalent temperature—how hot it would feel if the humidity were some other value.
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Heritage streetcars or heritage trams are a part of the efforts to preserve rail traffic heritage.
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Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The history of the Jews in Lebanon deals with the presence of Jews in Lebanon, which stretches back to Biblical times.
The vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world.
Horacio Rodríguez Larreta (Buenos Aires, October 29, 1965) is an Argentine politician.
Horse racing is an equestrian sport, involving two or more jockeys riding horses over a set distance for competition.
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Hospitales Station is a recently inaugurated station and terminus on Line H of the Buenos Aires Underground.
Hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen.
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Hotel Castelar is located at the northwest intersection of May and the 9 de Julio Avenues, in the downtown Montserrat section of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Hotel de Inmigrantes (Immigrants’ Hotel) is a complex of buildings constructed between 1906 and 1911, in the port of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to receive and assist the many thousands of immigrants who were arriving in Argentina from many parts of the world.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an educational and trade publisher in the United States.
The House of Bourbon is a European royal house of French origin, a branch of the Capetian dynasty.
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Pierre Bruno Hugo Fontana otherwise known as Hugo del Carril (30 November 1912 – 13 August 1989 in Buenos Aires) was an Argentine film actor, film director and tango singer of the classic era.
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The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.
A humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa or Cwa) is a zone of subtropical climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters.
I Was Born in Buenos Aires (He nacido en Buenos Aires) is a 1959 Argentine film directed by Francisco Múgica.
Immigration to Argentina began several millennia BC with the arrival of cultures from Asia to the Americas through Beringia, according to the most accepted theories, and were slowly populating the continent.
Impeachment is a formal process in which an official is accused of unlawful activity, the outcome of which, depending on the country, may include the removal of that official from office as well as criminal or civil punishment.
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Infobae is an Argentine news website that was created in 2002 by businessman Daniel Hadad.
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The inner city is the central area of a major city or metropolis.
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The Instituto Libre de Segunda Enseñanza is a high school that depends on the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA).
The Buenos Aires Institute of Technology, (Spanish: Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires - ITBA) is an Argentine private university located in the city of Buenos Aires.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; Comité international olympique, CIO) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre, Baron de Coubertin, on 23 June 1894 with Demetrios Vikelas as its first president.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence of religion, an indifference towards religion, a rejection of religion, or hostility towards religion.
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María Estela Martínez Cartas de Perón (born 4 February 1931), better known as Isabel Martínez de Perón; or Isabel Perón, is a former President of Argentina.
Islam in Argentina is represented by one of Latin America's largest Muslim minorities.
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Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981), known simply as Jacques Lacan, was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud".
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are Argentine citizens of Japanese ancestry, comprising Japanese immigrants and their descendants born in Argentina.
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Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
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The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
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Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges KBE (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986), was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish language literature.
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Jorge Rafael Videla (2 August 1925 – 17 May 2013) was a senior commander in the Argentine Army and President of Argentina from 1976 to 1981.
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Jorge Telerman (born November 29, 1956) is an Argentine politician and journalist.
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The Juan B. Ambrosetti Museum of Ethnography is an Argentine museum maintained by the University of Buenos Aires School of Philosophy and Letters.
Juan Díaz de Solís (1470 – 20 January 1516) was a 16th Century navigator and explorer.
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Juan de Garay (1528–1583) was a Spanish conquistador. Garay's bithplace is disputed.
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Juan Manuel de Rosas is a terminus station on Line B of the Buenos Aires Underground.
Juan Manuel Fangio Déramo (24 June 1911 – 17 July 1995), nicknamed El Chueco ("the bowlegged one", also commonly translated as "bandy legged") or El Maestro ("The Master"), was a racing car driver from Argentina.
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Judaism (from Iudaismus, derived from Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew:, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Judean ethnos) encompasses the religion, philosophy, culture and way of life of the Jewish people.
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The July 2007 Argentine winter storm resulted from the interaction of an area of low pressure systems across central Argentina and the entry of a massive polar cold snap during the 6–8 July 2007; it was the worst winter of Argentina in almost forty years.
In the Napoleonic era, junta was the name chosen by several local administrations formed in Spain during the Peninsular War as a patriotic alternative to the official administration toppled by the French invaders.
The Kavanagh Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in Buenos Aires, located at 1065 Florida St. in the barrio of Retiro, overlooking Plaza San Martín.
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Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center is a mosque and center for Islamic culture located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Koreans in Argentina (also known as Argentine Koreans or Korean Argentines) form the second-largest Korean diaspora community in Latin America and the 15th-largest in the world, according to the statistics of South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
La Bandera Argentina was for a time considered the first film ever produced in the Cinema of Argentina.
La Boca is a neighborhood, or barrio of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.
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La Brugeoise cars were Buenos Aires Underground (Subte) Line A rolling stock since its inauguration in 1913 till 2013 when replaced by new Chinese stock.
La Nación (The Nation) is an Argentine daily newspaper.
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Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of Peace; Chuquiago Marka or Chuqiyapu), commonly known as La Paz, is Bolivia's third-most populous city (after Santa Cruz and El Alto), the seat of the country's government, and the capital of La Paz Department.
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La Plata is the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and of the partido La Plata.
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La Recoleta Cemetery (Cementerio de la Recoleta) is a cemetery located in the Recoleta neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Lanús is a partido in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, located at the south of the Gran Buenos Aires urban conglomerate neighbouring Buenos Aires city.
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This is a list of the 50 largest cities in the Americas by population.
Latin America is a region of the Americas that comprises countries where Romance languages are predominant; primarily Spanish and Portuguese, but also French.
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Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, who was better known as Le Corbusier (October 6, 1887 – August 27, 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.
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Lebanon (or; لبنان or; Lebanese Arabic:; Aramaic: לבנאן; French: Liban), officially the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
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A level crossing (UK and Commonwealth), Railway Crossing (Canada and Australia) or Railroad or Grade Crossing (U.S.A.) is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.
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Liberalism is a political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liberty and equality.
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Light rail or light rail transit (LRT) is urban public transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
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Liguria (Ligûria; English: Ligury or) is a coastal region of north-western Italy, with capital Genoa.
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Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru.
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Line A is the oldest line of the Buenos Aires Underground.
Line B of the Buenos Aires Underground runs from Leandro N. Alem to Juan Manuel de Rosas in Villa Urquiza.
Line C of the Buenos Aires Underground, that runs from Retiro to Constitución terminus, opened on 9 November 1934, and it has a length of 4.3 km.
Line E of the Buenos Aires Underground, which runs from Plaza de los Virreyes to Bolivar (with an extension to Retiro under construction), currently extending a total distance of 9.2 km.
Line F is a planned addition to the Buenos Aires Underground.
Line H of the Buenos Aires Underground, is the first entirely new line built in Buenos Aires since the opening of Line E on 20 June 1944.
Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with a population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km².
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The Buenos Aires Underground (locally known as subte, from "subterráneo") is a mass-transit network that serves the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
This list of Argentine cities by population briefly explains the three different population figures given for Argentine cities, and provides rankings for each.
The Formula One World Drivers' Championship (WDC) is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results.
This is the list of International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings.
A list of Mayors and Chiefs of Government of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, since its federalization.
One concept which measures the world's largest cities is that of the metropolitan area, which is based on the concept of a labor market area and is typically defined as an employment core (an area with a high density of available jobs) and the surrounding areas that have strong commuting ties to the core.
Here are several lists of capitals sorted by criteria.
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Lists of cities.
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Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.
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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
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Los Pericos is an Argentine band formed in 1987.
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Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university located in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.
The Loyalty Day (Día de la lealtad) is a commemoration day in Argentina.
Lucas Martin Matthysse (born September 27, 1982) is an Argentine professional boxer and the current WBC Inter-Continental light welterweight champion.
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Luis Alberto "El Flaco" Spinetta (23 January 1950 – 8 February 2012) known as "El Flaco" (the skinny guy) was an Argentine singer, guitarist, composer and poet.
Luis Alberto Scola Balvoa (born April 30, 1980) is an Argentine professional basketball player who currently plays for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
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Lunfardo is a slang originated and developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the lower classes (of mainly Italian immigrants) in Buenos Aires and the surrounding Gran Buenos Aires, and from there spread to other cities nearby, such as Rosario, and Montevideo, cities with similar socio-cultural situations.
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Madrid is a south-western European city and the capital and largest municipality of Spain.
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The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, MALBA) is a museum located on Figueroa Alcorta Avenue, in the Palermo section of Buenos Aires.
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Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua as well as of the department of the same name.
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Mar del Plata is an Argentine city in the southeast part of Buenos Aires Province located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
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María Eugenia Vidal (born September 8, 1973) is an Argentine politician.
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Marcos René Maidana (born July 17, 1983) is an Argentine professional boxer and a two-weight former world champion, having held the WBA (Regular) super lightweight and welterweight titles.
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Mariano Recalde is an Argentine politician, member of La Cámpora.
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Mario Aurelio Poli (born 29 November 1947) is an Argentine cardinal of the Catholic Church.
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Martín de Alzaga (Valle de Aramayona, Álava, 11 November 1755 – Buenos Aires, 6 July 1812), was a Spanish merchant and politician during the British invasions of the Río de la Plata.
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Martín Lousteau (born December 8, 1970) was the Minister of Economy and Production of Argentina under the administration of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, from December 10, 2007, until April 24, 2008.
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According to the New Testament, Mary (Miriam: מרים; BC – AD), also known as Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary, was a Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth and the mother of Jesus.
The Matanza River is known by several names, including, in Spanish, Río de la Matanza ("the slaughter river" in English), Río Matanza ("slaughter river"), Río Mataderos ("slaughterhouses river"), Río de la Manzana ("the apple river") or simply Riachuelo ("little river" or "brook").
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Mauricio Macri (born 8 February 1959) is an Argentine businessman and politician, and Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.
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The May Revolution (Revolución de Mayo) was a week-long series of events that took place from May 18 to 25, 1810, in Buenos Aires, capital of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.
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The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.
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Memphis is a musical duo consisting of long-time friends Torquil Campbell and Chris Dumont.
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Mercer is an American global human resource and related financial services consulting firm, headquartered in New York City.
Mestizo (Peninsular Spanish:, Latin American Spanish) is a term traditionally used in Spain and Spanish America to mean a person of combined European and Amerindian descent, or someone who would have been deemed a Castizo (one European parent and one Mestizo parent) regardless if the person was born in Mexico or outside of Latin America.
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The Buenos Aires Metrobus is network of dedicated separated lanes and stations for normal buses that serve the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In Christian churches with episcopal polity, the rank of metropolitan bishop, or simply metropolitan, pertains to the diocesan bishop or archbishop (then more precisely called metropolitan archbishop) of a metropolis; that is, the chief city of a historical Roman province, ecclesiastical province, or regional capital.
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The Metropolitan Police Service (abbreviated to MPS and widely known informally as "the Met") is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.
Metrovías S.A. is an Argentine privately owned company that operates the Buenos Aires Underground and the Metropolitan services of Urquiza Line.
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Mexico City (Ciudad de México, officially known as México, D. F., or simply D. F.) is the federal district (distrito federal), capital of Mexico and seat of the federal powers of the union.
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Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County.
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Michael Schumacher (born 3 January 1969) is a retired German racing driver.
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The Middle EastArabic: الشرق الأوسط,; Armenian: Միջին Արևելք, Merdzavor Arevelk’; Azerbaijani: Orta Şərq; French: Moyen-Orient; Georgian: ახლო აღმოსავლეთი, akhlo aghmosavleti; Greek: Μέση Ανατολή, Mési Anatolí; Hebrew: המזרח התיכון, Ha'Mizrah Ha'Tihon; Kurdish: Rojhilata Navîn; Persian: خاورمیانه, khāvar-miyāneh; Somali: Bariga Dhexe; Soranî Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, rrojhellatî nayn; Turkish: Orta Doğu; Urdu: مشرق وسطی, hashrq vsty (also called the Mid East) is a eurocentric description of a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt.
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Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini), known as Ezeiza International Airport owing to its location in the Ezeiza Partido in Greater Buenos Aires, is an international airport south-southwest of Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.
The Mitre line is an Argentine broad gauge commuter rail service in Buenos Aires Province as part of Ferrocarril General Bartolomé Mitre.
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Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay.
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Montoneros (Movimiento Peronista Montonero-MPM) was an Argentine leftist urban guerrilla and subversive group, active during the 1960s and 1970s.
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Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, which began with Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
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Moscow (or; a) is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area.
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The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo) is an association of Argentine mothers whose children were "disappeared" during the Dirty War of the military dictatorship, between 1976 and 1983.
Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region).
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The Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta is a museum of Spanish art located in the Belgrano ward of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco is a museum of art located in the Retiro ward of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Museo Mitre (Spanish) (Mitre Museum) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a museum dedicated to Argentine history, as well as to the legacy of President Bartolomé Mitre.
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The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) ("National Museum of Fine Arts" in English) is an Argentine art museum in Buenos Aires, located in the Recoleta section of the city.
The Museum of Foreign Debt (Museo de la Deuda Externa) was opened on April 28, 2005 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Naples (Napoli, Neapolitan: nNapule; Neapolis; Νεάπολις, meaning "new city") is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan.
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
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The Argentine National Historical Museum (Museo Histórico Nacional) is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is a museum dedicated to the history of Argentina, exhibiting objects relating to the May Revolution and the Argentine War of Independence.
National Statistics and Censuses Institute (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos, INDEC) is the Argentine government agency responsible for the collection and processing of statistical data.
The National Library of the Argentine Republic (Spanish: Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina) is the largest library in Argentina.
The National Museum of Decorative Arts is an art museum in Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The National Reorganization Process (Proceso de Reorganización Nacional, often simply el Proceso, "the Process") was the name used by its leaders for the military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983.
The National Scientific and Technical Research Council (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, CONICET) is an Argentine government agency which directs and co-ordinates most of the scientific and technical research done in universities and institutes.
The National University of Tucumán (Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, UNT) is an Argentine national university located in Tucumán Province and the largest in Argentina's northwest region.
Nationalism is essentially a shared group feeling in the significance of a geographical and sometimes demographic region seeking independence for its culture and/or ethnicity that holds that group together, this can be expressed as a belief or political ideology that involves an individual identifying with, or becoming attached to, one's nation.
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The modern country of Spain was formed in the wake of the expansion of the Christian states in northern Spain, a process known as the Reconquista.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a New York City-based, non-profit international environmental advocacy group, with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Beijing.
Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.
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Neapolitan (autonym: (’o n)napulitano; napoletano) is the language of much of southern continental Italy, including the city of Naples.
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Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
The Netherlands national football team (Het Nederlands Elftal) represents the Netherlands in international association football.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD or NYCPD), officially the City of New York Police Department, was established in 1845 and is the largest municipal police force in the United States, having primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within the five boroughs of New York City.
The Obelisco de Buenos Aires (Obelisk of Buenos Aires) is a national historic monument and icon of Buenos Aires.
is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.
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The modern Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques) are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
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Omar Andrés Narváez (born July 10, 1975 in Trelew, Chubut, Argentina) is an Argentine southpaw professional boxer and is a former WBO Super Flyweight champion.
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Once railway station (formally Estación Once de Septiembre (11th of September Station), informally estación Once (Eleven Station))) is a large railway terminus in central Buenos Aires, Argentina in the barrio of Balvanera. The station, inaugurated on December 20, 1882, is located in the barrio of Balvanera immediately north of Plaza Miserere, a large public square. The station is named after the September 11, 1852, rebellion of Buenos Aires against the Federal government of General Justo José de Urquiza. Coincidentally President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento also died on September 11 (1888), but contrary to popular belief in Argentina, this is not the date commemorated by the station's name.
OPENCities is a project initiated by British Council Spain, to help cities to become more open and competitive.
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The Operadora Ferroviaria Sociedad del Estado (abbreviated SOFSE, DBA Trenes Argentinos Operadora Ferroviaria) is an Argentine State-owned company created in 2008 to operate passenger services in Argentina.
An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble that contains sections of string (violin, viola, cello and double bass), brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
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The Royal, Celestial and Military Order of Our Lady of Mercy and the Redemption of the Captives also known as Our Lady of Ransom (Ordo Beatae Mariae de Mercede redemptionis captivorum) is a Roman Catholic mendicant order established in 1218 by St. Peter Nolasco in the city of Barcelona, at that time in the Kingdom of Aragon, for the redemption of Christian captives.
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals, who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.
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ORT Argentina, founded in 1936, is a non-government organization devoted to education.
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Orthodox Christianity refers to the set of doctrines which were believed by the early Christians.
is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
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Osvaldo Cacciatore (1924–2007) was an Argentine Air Force brigadier and former de facto Mayor of Buenos Aires during the National Reorganization Process military dictatorship.
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Our Lady of the Pillar (Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is the name given to the Blessed Virgin Mary for her miraculous appearance in Zaragoza, Spain at the time of the emergence of Christianity.
The following outline is provided as an overview of, and introduction to Argentina: Argentina – country in South America, the continent's second largest by land area, after Brazil.
Oviedo (Asturian: Uviéu) is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region.
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Pablo Ziegler (born September 2, 1944) is an Argentine composer based in Buenos Aires and New York City.
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The Olivos Pact (Pacto de Olivos) refers to a series of documents signed on November 17, 1993, between the governing President of Argentina, Carlos Menem, and former President and leader of the opposition UCR, Raúl Alfonsín, that formed the basis of the constitutional reform of 1994.
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The Palace of the Argentine National Congress (Palacio del Congreso Nacional Argentino, often referred locally as Palacio del Congreso) is a monumental building, seat of the Argentine National Congress, located in Buenos Aires at the western end of Avenida de Mayo (at the other end of which is the Casa Rosada).
The Palacio de la Legislatura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Palace of the Buenos Aires City Legislature) houses the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Palermo is a neighborhood, or barrio of the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.
The Pampas (from Quechua pampa, meaning "plain") are fertile South American lowlands, covering more than, that include the Argentine provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Santa Fe, Entre Ríos and Córdoba; most of Uruguay; and the southernmost Brazilian State, Rio Grande do Sul.
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Panama City (Spanish: ciudad de Panamá) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Panama.
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The Paraná River (Río Paraná, Rio Paraná) is a river in south Central South America, running through Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina for some.
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Paris (UK:; US:; French) is the capital and most-populous city of France.
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Parque Chas is a barrio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, reinstated on 6 December 2005 through By-law No.
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Parque Patricios is a barrio located on the southern side of Buenos Aires, Argentina belonging to the fourth comuna.
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Parque Tres de Febrero, also known as the Bosques de Palermo ("Palermo Woods"), is an urban park of approximately 400 hectares (about 989 acres) located in the neighborhood of Palermo in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A partido is the second-level administrative subdivision in the.
Patio Bullrich is an important shopping center in the Retiro section of Buenos Aires.
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Pato, also called juego del pato (literally "duck game"), is a game played on horseback that combines elements from polo and basketball.
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In public transportation, patronage or ridership refers to the number of people using a transit service.
The Paz Palace is a former mansion in Buenos Aires, Argentina, housing the Military Officers' Association, a social club maintained by the Argentine military.
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Página/12 is a newspaper published in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Pedestrian zones (also known as auto-free zones and car-free zones, and as pedestrian precincts in British English) are areas of a city or town reserved for pedestrian-only use and in which some or all automobile traffic may be prohibited.
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Pedro de Mendoza y Luján (c. 1487 – June 23, 1537) was a Spanish conquistador, soldier and explorer, and the first adelantado of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.
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The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire and the allied powers of Spain, Britain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
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In the colonial caste system of Spanish America and Spanish Philippines, a peninsular (pl. peninsulares) was a Spanish-born Spaniard residing in the New World or the Spanish East Indies, as opposed to those of full Spanish descent born in overseas Spanish possessions, who were known as criollos.
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The Ejército Revolucionario del Pueblo (ERP or "People's Revolutionary Army") was the military branch of the communist Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores (PRT, Workers' Revolutionary Party) in Argentina.
Per capita income or average income is the measure of the amount of money that is being earned by person in a certain area, such as a city, region, or country, which is calculated by dividing the total income of a the area by its total population.
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Peronism (Peronismo), or Justicialism (Justicialismo), is an Argentine political movement based on the legacy of former President Juan Domingo Perón and his second wife, Eva Perón.
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Peru (Perú; Piruw; Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
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A pidgin, or pidgin language, is a grammatically simplified means of communication that develops between two or more groups that do not have a language in common: typically, a mixture of simplified languages or a simplified primary language with other languages' elements included.
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Piedmont (Piemonte,; Piedmontese and Piemont; Piémont) is one of the 20 regions of Italy.
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Pisa is a city in Tuscany, Central Italy, straddling the River Arno just before it empties into the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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The Pizzurno Palace, as the "Sarmiento Palace" is commonly known, is an architectural landmark in the Recoleta section of Buenos Aires and the location of the Argentine Ministry of Education.
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The Plaza de Mayo (May Square) is the main square in the Monserrat barrio of central Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Plaza San Martín (English: San Martín Square) is a park located in the Retiro neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Polo is a team sport played on horseback.
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The Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, whose full name in Spanish is Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina "Santa María de los Buenos Aires", also known as Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), is a university in Argentina with campuses in the cities of Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Rosario, Paraná, Mendoza and Pergamino.
The Pope (papa; from πάππας pappas, a child's word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.
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Pope Francis (Franciscus; Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and Sovereign of the Vatican City.
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Pope John Paul II (Ioannes Paulus II; Giovanni Paolo II), born Karol Józef Wojtyła (18 May 1920 – 2 April 2005), served as Pope from 1978 to 2005.
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The Port of Buenos Aires is the principal maritime port in Argentina.
Porteño (feminine: porteña) in Spanish is used to refer to a person who is from or lives in a port city, but it can also be used as an adjective for anything related to those port cities.
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Portobelo is a port city and corregimiento in Portobelo District, Colón Province, Panama with a population of 4,559 as of 2010.
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The poverty threshold or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
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Prague (Praha) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic.
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The Premetro is a light rail line that runs in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, connecting with the Buenos Aires Underground line E, at Plaza de los Virreyes station and runs to General Savio, with a short branch to Centro Cívico.
The President of the Argentine Nation (Presidente de la Nación Argentina), usually known as the President of Argentina, is the head of state of Argentina.
The International Olympic Committee is a corporation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrius Vikelas on 23 June 1894.
Primate (pronounced) is a title or rank bestowed on some bishops in certain Christian churches.
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Primera Junta is a station on Line A of the Buenos Aires Underground.
Private universities are universities not operated by governments, although many receive tax breaks, public student loans, and grants.
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A property tax (or millage tax) is a levy on property that the owner is required to pay.
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In linguistics, prosody (from Ancient Greek προσῳδία prosōidía, "song sung to music; tone or accent of a syllable") is concerned with those elements of speech that are not individual vowels and consonants but are properties of syllables and larger units of speech.
Argentina is subdivided into twenty-three provinces (provincias, singular provincia) and one autonomous city (ciudad autónoma), Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation (Capital Federal) as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system.
Psychoanalysis is a set of psychological and psychotherapeutic theories and associated techniques, created by Austrian physician Sigmund Freud and stemming partly from the clinical work of Josef Breuer and others.
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Public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services.
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A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
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Puente de la Mujer (Spanish for "Women's Bridge") is a rotating footbridge for Dock 3 of the Puerto Madero commercial district of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Puerto Madero, also known within the urban planning community as the Puerto Madero Waterfront, is a barrio (district) of the Argentine capital at Buenos Aires CBD, occupying a significant portion of the Río de la Plata riverbank and representing the latest architectural trends in the city of Buenos Aires.
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Punta del Este is a city and resort on the Atlantic Coast in the Maldonado Department of southeastern Uruguay.
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Quality of life (QOL) is the general well-being of individuals and societies.
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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands (born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti on 17 May 1971) is the wife of King Willem-Alexander.
Quilmes Rock is a major Argentine music festival, held annually from 2002 to 2004, and from 2007 on.
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Quito, formally San Francisco de Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of above sea level, it is the highest official capital city in the world.
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A race track (or 'racetrack', 'racing track' or 'racing circuit') is a facility built for racing of animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing), vehicles, or athletes.
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Radio in Argentina is an important facet of the nation's media and culture.
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Don Rafael de Sobremonte y Núñez del Castillo, 3rd Marquis of Sobremonte (Seville, 1745 – Cádiz, 1827), third Marquis of Sobremonte, was an aristocrat, military man and Spanish colonial administrator, and Viceroy of the Río de la Plata.
Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.
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The Argentine railway network consisted of a network at the end of the Second World War and was, in its time, one of the most extensive and prosperous in the world.
Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.
Railway privatisation in Argentina was a process which began in 1993 under the presidency of Carlos Menem, following a series of neoliberal economic reforms.
Rapid transit, also known as metro, subway, underground, or colloquially as "the train", is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
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In epistemology, rationalism is the view that "regards reason as the chief source and test of knowledge" or "any view appealing to reason as a source of knowledge or justification".
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Ratones Paranoicos was an Argentine rock band, formed in 1986 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The group was influenced by rhythm-and-blues music, and their prime influence were The Rolling Stones, with whom they have shared Andrew Loog Oldham as a producer. Their lead singer, Juanse, is well known for his flamboyant personality and has often been parodied by popular artists like the comedian Diego Capusotto.
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The Río de la Plata (River of Silver) — rendered River Plate in British English and the Commonwealth and La Plata River (occasionally Plata River) in other English-speaking countries — is the estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay and the Paraná rivers.
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Recoleta is a downtown residential neighborhood in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina; it is an area of great historical and architectural interest, mostly because of the Recoleta Cemetery.
Red de Expresos Regionales (RER, English: Regional Express Network) is a planned mass transit system in Buenos Aires which will connect the main rail terminals of the city through of tunnels with a central terminal.
The regions of Italy (Italian: regioni) are the first-level administrative divisions of the country, constituting its second NUTS administrative level.
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Relative humidity (abbreviated RH) is the ratio of the partial pressure of water vapor to the equilibrium vapor pressure of water at the same temperature.
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The República Cromañón nightclub fire occurred in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 30 December 2004, and killed 194 people.
The Repsol-YPF tower is a corporate high-rise building designed by internationally recognized architect César Pelli constructed in the Puerto Madero barrio (district) of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Republican Proposal (Propuesta Republicana, PRO) is a center-right political party in Argentina.
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Retiro Station (Estación Retiro in Spanish) is the name given to three railway terminus located in the district of Retiro of Buenos Aires, that are Retiro Mitre, Retiro Belgrano and Retiro San Martín.
Retiro is a barrio (district) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Revolución Libertadora (Liberating Revolution) was a military and civilian uprising that ended the second presidential term of Juan Perón in Argentina, on September 16, 1955.
Right-wing politics are political positions or activities that view some forms of social stratification or social inequality as either inevitable, natural, normal, or desirable,J.
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Rio de Janeiro (January River), or simply Rio, is the second-largest city in Brazil, the sixth-largest city in the Americas, and the world's thirty-fifth-largest city by population.
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Rioplatense Spanish (español rioplatense, locally castellano rioplatense) is a dialect of the Spanish language spoken mainly in the areas in and around the Río de la Plata Basin of Argentina and Uruguay, and also in Rio Grande do Sul.
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The Roca line is a gauge commuter rail service in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, part of General Roca Railway network.
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The term Rolling stock originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.
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The Archdiocese of Buenos Aires (Archidioecesis Bonaerensis) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church based on the autonomous city of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.
Rosario is the largest city in the province of Santa Fe, in central Argentina.
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The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest) is a symphony orchestra in the Netherlands, based at the Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw (concert hall).
Rugby union, or simply rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
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Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli, commonly referred to as Napoli, is a professional Italian football club based in Naples and founded in 1926.
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Saint Ignatius' Church (Iglesia de San Ignacio) is a Roman Catholic church situated at the Illuminated Block, in Buenos Aires's neighbourhood of Montserrat.
Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León.
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Salta is a province of Argentina, located in the northwest of the country.
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San Fernando Airport (Aeropuerto de San Fernando) is located southwest of the center of San Fernando, a city in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina.
San José de Flores is a station on Line A of the Buenos Aires Underground.
San José ("Saint Joseph", San José) is the capital of Costa Rica, head of the province of San José, and the nation's largest city.
San Juan (Saint John) is the capital and most populous municipality in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro is an Argentine sports club based in the Flores neighbourhood of Buenos Aires (though originally from Boedo).
The San Martín line is a, 22-station commuter rail service in the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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The San Martín National Institute (Instituto Nacional Sanmartiniano) is a cultural foundation in Buenos Aires dedicated to the legacy of General José de San Martín, the Liberator of Argentina, Chile, and Perú.
San Pedrito is a station on Line A of the Buenos Aires Underground and is the current terminus.
San Salvador (English: Holy Savior) is the capital city of El Salvador, and the capital of the San Salvador department.
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San Telmo ("Saint Pedro González Telmo") is the oldest barrio (neighborhood) of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Santiago, also Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile.
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Santiago de Compostela, commonly known as Santiago, is the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain.
Jacques de Liniers (July 25, 1753 – August 26, 1810) was a French officer in the Spanish military service, and a viceroy of the Spanish colonies of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.
Santo Domingo (meaning "Saint Dominic"), known officially as Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest city in the Caribbean by population.
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Sardinia (Sardegna, Sardìgna, Sardìnnia /, Sassarese: Sardhigna, Gallurese: Saldigna, Algherese: Saldegna, Tabarchino: Sardegna) is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and before Cyprus) and an autonomous region of Italy, which goes by the official name of Regione Autonoma della Sardegna / Regione Autònoma de Sardigna (Autonomous Region of Sardinia).
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Sardinian (sardu, limba sarda, lingua sarda) is a Romance language primarily spoken on three-quarters of the island of Sardinia (Italy).
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The Museo Histórico Sarmiento Sarmiento History Museum, located in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Belgrano, is a museum dedicated to Argentine history, and in particular to the Generation of '80 and the life of President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, a writer and political figure who was President of Argentina between 1868 and 1874.
The Sarmiento line is a broad gauge commuter rail service in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, run by the state-owned Trenes Argentinos since 11 Sep 2013.
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São Paulo (Saint Paul) is a municipality, metropolis and global city located in southeastern Brazil.
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A seat belt, also known as a safety belt, is a vehicle safety device designed to secure the occupant of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop.
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Sephardi Jews, also known as Sephardic Jews or simply Sephardim (סְפָרַדִּי, Modern Hebrew: Sfaraddi, Tiberian: Səp̄āraddî, lit. "The Jews of Spain"), are a Jewish ethnic division whose ethnogenesis and emergence as a distinct community of Jews coalesced in the Iberian Peninsula around the start of the 2nd millennium (i.e., about the year 1000).
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Sergio Gabriel "Maravilla" Martínez (born February 21, 1975) is an Argentine retired professional boxer.
Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.
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A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes.
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A shipwreck is the remains of a ship that has wrecked, which are found either beached on land or sunken to the bottom of a body of water.
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Bonaria also known as Our Lady of Fair Winds is a Marian title associated with the Blessed Virgin Mary as Star of the Sea and patron of sailboats.
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Snow is precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline water ice that falls from clouds.
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A snow flurry is a brief instance of "snow" with thin, single flaked showers.
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South America is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
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The Spanish American wars of independence were the numerous wars against Spanish rule in Spanish America that took place during the early 19th century, after the French invasion of Spain during Europe's Napoleonic Wars.
Spanish Colonial architecture represents Spanish colonial influence on New World and East Indies cities and towns, and it is still being seen in the architecture as well as in the city planning aspects of conserved present-day cities.
In geometry, a square is a regular quadrilateral, which means that it has four equal sides and four equal angles (90-degree angles, or right angles).
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The State of Buenos Aires (Estado de Buenos Ayres) was a secessionist republic resulting from the overthrow of the Argentine Confederation government in the Province of Buenos Aires on September 11, 1852.
The city of Buenos Aires is formally divided in 48 barrios (neighbourhoods), grouped into 15 comunas (communes), which are defined as "units of decentralized political and administrative management governed by designated residents" The city proper (excluding the outskirts that form Greater Buenos Aires), had 2,891,082 inhabitants as of 2010.
Superclásico is the name used to describe the football match in Argentina between Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate.
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The Supreme Court of Argentina (in Spanish, Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación) is the highest court of law of the Argentine Republic.
The Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (Director Supremo de las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata) was a title given to the executive officers of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata according to the form of government established in 1814 by the Asamblea del Año XIII (Assembly of Year XIII).
A swamp is a wetland that is forested.
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Syria (سوريا or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia.
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Syrian Jews (יהודי סוריה, اليهود السوريون) are Jews who lived in the region of the modern state of Syria, and their descendants born outside Syria.
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Taiwan (see below), officially the Republic of China (ROC) is a sovereign state in East Asia.
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Tango is a style of music in 2/4 or 4/4 time that originated among European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay (collectively, the "Rioplatenses").
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A tariff is a tax on imports or exports (an international trade tariff).
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The Teatro Colón (Spanish: Columbus Theatre) is the main opera house in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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The Teatro Coliseo is a theatre in Retiro neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina which opened on July 8, 1905.
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The Teatro General San Martín (General San Martín Theater) is an important public theater in Buenos Aires, located on Corrientes Avenue and adjacent to the cultural center of the same name.
The Teatro Gran Rex is an Art Deco style theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina which opened on July 8, 1937, as the largest cinema in South America.
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The Teatro Nacional Cervantes in Buenos Aires is the national stage and comedy theatre of Argentina.
The Teatro Opera (Opera Theatre) is a prominent cinema and theatre house in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Tegucigalpa (formally Tegucigalpa, Municipality of the Central District Spanish: Tegucigalpa, Municipio del Distrito Central or Tegucigalpa, M.D.C.), commonly referred to as Tegus, is the capital of Honduras and seat of government of the Republic, along with its twin sister Comayagüela.
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Tel Aviv (תל־אביב, تل أبيب) or Tel Aviv-Yafo (תל אביב-יפו) is the second most populous city in Israel after Jerusalem.
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In Argentina, area codes are two, three, or four digits long (after the initial zero).
Argentine television broadcasting began in 1951 with the inaugural of then state-owned Canal 7, developed by Radio Belgrano executive Jaime Yankelevich.
Terrorism is any act designed to cause terror.
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The Observer is a British newspaper, published on Sundays.
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The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984.
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The Wailers Band is a reggae band formed by the remaining members of Bob Marley & The Wailers, following the death of Bob Marley in 1981.
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The Palace of Flowing Waters (Palacio de Aguas Corrientes) is an architecturally significant water pumping station in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Argentina is located at a longitude that would naturally put it in the UTC−4 or UTC−5 time zone, but it actually uses the UTC−3 time zone.
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Tipuana tipu, also known as Rosewood and Pride of Bolivia, is a South American tree.
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Tita Merello (born Laura Ana Merelli; 11 October 1904, San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina – 24 December 2002, Buenos Aires, Argentina) was a prominent Argentine film actress, tango dancer and singer of the Golden Age of Argentine Cinema (1940–1960).
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The tonne (British and SI; or metric ton (in the United States) is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to.
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The Torcuato Di Tella University (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella commonly referred to as UTDT or La Di Tella) is a non-profit private university founded in 1991.
Tourism is travel for recreation, leisure, religious, family or business purposes, usually for a limited duration.
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Buenos Aires is in the midst of a tourism boom, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council, Retrieved on 10 March 2008 which reveals strong growth for Argentina Travel and Tourism in 2007 and in coming years, and the prestigious travel and tourism publication; Travel + Leisure, a monthly magazine, travelers voted Buenos Aires the second most desirable city to visit after Florence, Italy.
A tourist attraction is a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, offering leisure, adventure and amusement.
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Traffic on roads may consist of pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, buses and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using the public way for purposes of travel.
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A tram (also known as tramcar; and in North America known as streetcar, trolley or trolley car), is a rail vehicle which runs on tracks along public urban streets (called street running), and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
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Tramways & Urban Transit (TAUT or T&UT), also known as Modern Tramway, is a British monthly magazine about tramways and light rail transport, published continuously since 1938.
The Tranvía del Este, also known as the Puerto Madero Tramway, was a 12-block "demonstration" tram line in the Puerto Madero neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in operation from 2007 to 2012.
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Travel + Leisure is a travel magazine based in New York City, New York.
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A triumvirate (from Latin, triumvirātus, from trēs three + vir man) is a political regime dominated by three powerful individuals, each a triumvir (pl. triumvirs or triumviri).
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The Tudor architectural style is the final development of Medieval architecture in England, during the Tudor period (1485–1603) and even beyond.
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Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal and social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The two-round system (also known as the second ballot, runoff voting or ballotage) is a voting system used to elect a single winner where the voter casts a single vote for their chosen candidate.
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Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that occurs in March in the city of Miami, Florida, United States.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).
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The Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities, UCCI (Unión de Ciudades Capitales Iberoamericanas), is an international, non-governmental organization of 29 major Ibero-American cities that fosters ties and friendly relations between its members.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
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Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE, lit. "Argentine University of Enterprise") is a private university in Buenos Aires, Argentina with a satellite campus in Pinamar.
The Universidad del Salvador (USAL) is a Jesuit university in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The University of Belgrano (Universidad de Belgrano) is a private university established in 1964 and located in the Belgrano district of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The University of Buenos Aires (Universidad de Buenos Aires, UBA) is the largest university in Argentina and the second largest university by enrollment in Latin America.
The UCEMA (Spanish: Universidad del CEMA) is an Argentinian university in downtown Buenos Aires, near the business quarter.
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The University of Palermo (Spanish: Universidad de Palermo) is a private university located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated on the grounds that surround Queen's Park.
The Urquiza Line is a suburban electric commuter rail line in Buenos Aires, Argentina, operated by the Buenos Aires Underground operator Metrovías.
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Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America.
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Vesre (reversing the order of syllables within a word) is one of the features of Rioplatense Spanish slang.
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The Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (Virreinato del Río de la Plata) was the last and most short-lived Viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire in the Americas.
Vigo is a city on the Atlantic Ocean in Galicia, north-west Spain.
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Villa Crespo is a middle-class neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina, located in the geographical centre of the city.
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A villa miseria, or just villa, is a type of shanty town or slum found in Argentina, mostly around the largest urban settlements.
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Vittorio Meano (1860, Susa, Piedmont1904) was an Italian architect born in Susa, Italy, near Turin.
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Voseo is the use of vos as a second person singular pronoun, including its conjugational verb forms in many dialects of Spanish.
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Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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Y Wladfa ('The Colony'), or more fully Y Wladfa Gymreig ('The Welsh Colony'), also historically and occasionally Y Wladychfa and Y Wladychfa Gymreig, is a Welsh settlement in Argentina, which began in 1865 and occurred mainly along the coast of Chubut Province in the far southern region of Patagonia.
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Yeísmo is a distinctive feature of many dialects of the Spanish language, which consists of the loss of the traditional palatal lateral approximant phoneme (written) and its merger into the phoneme (written), usually realized as a palatal approximant or affricate.
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Yerevan (Երևան), is the capital and largest city of Armenia, and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.
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Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, literally "Jewish"; in older sources also "Yiddish-Taitsh" (Judaeo-German)) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.
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YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.
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Zagreb (names in other languages) is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia.
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A zero tolerance policy imposes automatic punishment for infractions of a stated rule, with the intention of eliminating undesirable conduct.
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The 125th IOC Session took place at the Buenos Aires Hilton in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 7 September to 10 September 2013.
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The 1950 FIBA World Championship (also called the 1st World Basketball Championship – 1950) was an international basketball tournament held by the International Basketball Federation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from October 22 to November 3, 1950.
The 1951 Pan American Games (the I Pan American Games) were held in Buenos Aires, Argentina between 25 February-9 March 1951.
The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in 1956, apart from the equestrian events, which were held five months earlier in Stockholm.
The 1968 Summer Olympics (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1968), officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Mexico City, Mexico, in October 1968.
The 1976 Argentine coup was a right-wing coup d'état that overthrew Isabel Perón on 24 March 1976, in Argentina.
The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the FIFA World Cup, quadrennial international football world championship tournament, was held in Argentina between 1 and 25 June.
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The 1990 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Argentina from August 8 to August 20, 1990.
The attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires was a suicide bombing attack on the building of the Israeli embassy of Argentina, located in Buenos Aires, which was carried out on 17 March 1992.
The 1994 amendment to the Constitution of Argentina was approved on 22 August by a Constitutional Assembly that met in the twin cities of Santa Fe and Paraná.
The 1998–2002 Argentine Great Depression was an economic depression in Argentina which began in the third quarter of 1998 and lasted until the second quarter of 2002.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.
The VIII South American Games (Spanish: Juegos Sudamericanos; Portuguese: Jogos Sul-Americanos) were a multi-sport event held from 9 to 19 November 2006 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with some events in Mar del Plata (canoeing, cycling, futsal, handball, roller sports, rowing, triathlon).
The 2008 Argentine Farm Crisis refers to the conflict between the Argentinean national government and the 4 entities that represented the agriculture sector.The crisis began in March 2008 with four agricultural sector employers organizations taking direct action such as road blocks to protest against the decision of the government of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to raise export taxes on soybeans and sunflower.
The 2009 Dakar Rally was the 30th running of the Dakar Rally.
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The 2010 Dakar Rally was the 31st running of the event.
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The 2011 Dakar Rally was the 32nd running of the event.
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The 2012 Buenos Aires rail disaster, also known as the Once Tragedy, occurred on 22 February 2012, when a train crashed at Once Station (Estación Once de Septiembre) in the Balvanera neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The 2015 Dakar Rally was the 36th running of the event and the seventh successive year that the event was held in South America.
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The Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de la Juventud de 2018) is the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympics, a major international sports in which culture and education are also of great importance, are due to be celebrated in the tradition of the Summer Olympic Games on 1-12 October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a major international multi-sport event due to be celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
July 9 Avenue, located in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, is the widest avenue in the world.
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