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- city in S Peru: pop. 174,000
- region in S Peru which, with an adjacent region ( Arica) in Chile, was divided between the two countries in 1929
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A town of southern Peru north of Arica, Chile. The object of a long-standing dispute between Peru and Chile, it became part of Peru in 1929. Population: 280,000.