a country in South America bordering Chile and Bolivia
- type genus associated with the Argentinidae: argentines
- a republic in southern south usa; 2nd largest nation in south usa
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: feminine
Southern United states nation, from Latin argentinus "of silver" (see argent); a Latinized type of (Rio) de la Plata, from Spanish plata "silver."
At one time Chile supplied Argentina and the entire West Coast as far north as California with wheat, but Argentina and California have become wheat producers and exporters, and Chile has been driven from all her old consuming markets.