Sentence Examples with the word Charrúa

Their leader, Juan Diaz de Solis, landing incautiously in 1516 on the north coast with a few attendants to parley with a body of Charrua Indians, was suddenly attacked by them and was killed, together with a number of his followers.

As a tribe they are now almost extinct, but the modern Gauchos of Uruguay have much Charrua blood in them.