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  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • República Argentina
    • Argenṭinah
    • Argenṭine
    • Confederación Argentina (1851-1861)
    • Argentine Confederation (1851-1861)
    • Nación Argentina
    • Argentine Nation
    • アルゼンチン
    • Aruzenchin
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        Independent political entity
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Nations
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        (thesoz) Nation
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        (thesoz) National state
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        (eurovocen) State
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        (stw) State
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  • Related Terms

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Argentine Republic
  • Sources

    • found: Fisher-Shusṭerovitsʹ, Ś. Milon shimushi le-ganenet, 1969:t.p. (Argenṭinah) added t.p. (Argenṭine)
    • found: Gran encic. Argentina, 1956:v. 1, p. 248 (Full discussion of name of Argentina; Constitution of 1826 first made official the name República Argentina, though some form of "argentino" had long been in literary use to refer to the area/country/people; from 1811 to Dec. 1826 the name was Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata; good bibliography of sources for official names of the country)
    • found: Argentina. Congreso de la Nación. Cámara de Diputados de la Nación. Actas de las sesiones del Paraná correspondientes al año de ... 1854:p. iii (Confederación Argentina)
    • found: A Guide to the off. publs. of the other Amer. Reps. I, Argentina, 1964:p. 10 (Argentine Confederation, 1851-1861; State of Buenos Aires, 1852-1860; Buenos Aires revolted against govt. and formed the State of Buenos Aires until 1860)
    • found: EB, 1972(Argentina, p. 365-366: when Province of B.A. rejected the Constit. of 1853 and seceded from the union, the Conferación est. its cap. in Paraná; in 1860 B.A. Prov. rejoined the union; constit. amendm't legalized all successive names -- United Provinces of Rio de la Plata, Argentine Republic, and Argentine Confederation, but stipulated that all laws be adopted in the name of the Arg. Nation)
    • found: Wikipedia, July 11, 2006(Argentina; the country is formally named the Argentine Republic (Spanish: República Argentina), but for purposes of legislation, the form Nación Argentina (Argentine Nation) is used)
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 29°33ʹ00ʺS 062°17ʹ00ʺW) June 27, 2018 (S 34°00ʹ00ʺ W 64°00ʹ00ʺ)
    • found: Web NDL authorities, June 27, 2018(アルゼンチン = Aruzenchin) -
    • notfound: Silva, L.M. de L. e. Guerra com as Províncias Unidas do Rio da Prata, 1956.
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  • Change Notes

    • 1979-08-15: new
    • 2018-12-19: revised
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