Ti·er·ra del Fue·go (tē-ĕrʹə dĕl fwāʹgō, tyĕrʹrä dĕl fwĕʹgō)
An archipelago off southern South America separated from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. The main island, also called Tierra del Fuego, is divided between Chile and Argentina. Smaller islands of the archipelago are administered individually by the two countries. Ferdinand Magellan first sighted Tierra del Fuego in 1520.
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