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Meaning of "Iquique" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD IQUIQUE

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PRONUNCIATION OF IQUIQUE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IQUIQUE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Iquique is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IQUIQUE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Iquique

Iquique

Iquique is a port city and commune in northern Chile, capital of both the Iquique Province and Tarapacá Region. It lies on the Pacific coast, west of the Pampa del Tamarugal which is part of Atacama Desert. It had a population of 180,601 according to the 2012 census. It is also the main commune of the Greater Iquique. The city developed during the heyday of the saltpetre mining in Atacama Desert in the 19th century. Originally a Peruvian city with a large Chilean population it was ceded to Chile as result of War of the Pacific. Today it is one of only two free ports of Chile.

Definition of Iquique in the English dictionary

The definition of Iquique in the dictionary is a port in N Chile: oil refineries. Pop: 243 000.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IQUIQUE

Ipsus
Ipswich
iq
Iqaluit
Iqbal
Iquitos
ir
Ir.
IRA
iracund
iracundity
iracundulous
irade
Irak
Iraki
Iran
Iran-Iraq War

WORDS THAT END LIKE IQUIQUE

antique
applique
boutique
clique
critique
dominique
fique
Martinique
Mozambique
mystique
oblique
physique
pique
plastique
politique
pratique
sympathique
technique
unique
veronique

Synonyms and antonyms of Iquique in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Iquique» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IQUIQUE

Find out the translation of Iquique to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Iquique from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Iquique» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

伊基克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Iquique
570 millions of speakers

English

Iquique
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आइकिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إكيكي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Икике
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Iquique
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Iquique
260 millions of speakers

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Iquique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Iquique
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Iquique
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

イキケ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이키 케
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Iquique
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Iquique
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இக்விக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इक्यूक्वे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Iquique
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Iquique
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Iquique
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ікіке
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Iquique
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Iquique
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Iquique
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Iquique
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Iquique
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Iquique

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IQUIQUE»

The term «Iquique» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.496 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IQUIQUE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Iquique

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IQUIQUE»

Discover the use of Iquique in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Iquique and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chile and Easter Island
Iquique's main claim, however, is its dutyfree status, with a chaotic duty-free shopping zone (zona franca), which uses the ominous sandy hills behind the town as an outlandish nighttime billboard. The city, 1853km north of Santiago and ...
‎2010
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Chile: The Bradt Travel Guide
Tours are available, which are mostly operated out of Arica rather than Iquique - see their websites, or go there in person to book. There's a lot of naturally occurring arsenic in the water here; signs are posted by rivers and springs, but be sure ...
Tim Burford, 2005
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The Rough Guide to South America
Dramatically situated at the foot of the eight-hundred-metre coastal Cordillera, with an enormous sand dune looming precariously above one of its barrios, IQUIQUE, 390km north of Calama, is a sprawling, busy city and the capital of Region I.
Rough Guides, 2004
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French Sailing Ships at Australian Ports
Saint Louis Hémet Kobe 27 Apr 1907 14 Jun 1907 Astoria/Portland 2,704 Hebburn RB Wallace Turgot Cézard Portland 17 May1907 20 Jul 1907 Astoria 3,090 Hebburn RB Wallace Marthe Bernard Iquique 20 May1907 12 Jun 1907 Iquique ...
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Salt in the Sand: Memory, Violence, and the Nation-State in ...
cn Congreso Nacional, Santiago, Chile me Ministry of Education, Santiago, Chile memch Movimiento pro Emancipación de la Mujer Chilena, Santiago and Valparaíso oi Obispado de Iquique, Iquique pro, fo Public Record O≈ce, Foreign  ...
Lessie Jo Frazier, 2007
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Chile Footprint Handbook:
Iquique is the the capital of Región I(Tarapacá) and one ofthe main ports ofnorthern Chile (with a growing population of around 200,000). The city is situated on a rockypeninsula at the foot ofthe high coastalmountain range, sheltered by the ...
Janak Jani, 2009
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Prostar Sailing Directions 2004 West Coast of South America ...
14760 4.9 Iquique is an artificial port composed of a mole linking Serrano Island with the mainland, and off the island, a breakwater 846m long. There are three berths on the inside of the breakwater, which are used as an operational mole for  ...
‎2004
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
I65] UF Guelaia (Berber people) BT Berbers Ethnology—Morocco IQs (Fishing quotas) USE Individual fishing quotas Iqta' (Islamic law) USE Land grants ( Islamic law) Iquique, Battle of, Iquique, Chile, 1879 UP Iquique (Chile), Battle of, 1879 ...
Library of Congress, 2006
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Listening to Sea Lions: Currents of Change from Galapagos to ...
The Duty-Free Trade Zone came into full swing under Pinochet, who favored his old military haunt of Iquique to become the northern zone. By the early 1980s, Iquique had become the counterpoint to Punta Arenas, the port of gales in the far  ...
Sarah Keene Meltzoff, 2012
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The Nitrate King: A Biography of "Colonel" John Thomas North
As we have seen, North had moved from being a tenant ofthe Compañía de Aguas de Tarapacá in Iquique to its owner in 1880 during the War of the Pacific. By the close of the war, in 1883, North had five condensers in Iquique and also ...
William Edmundson, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IQUIQUE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Iquique is used in the context of the following news items.
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Copper country charm
As the plane hovered and then started its descent into Iquique, I must ... a young man he knew who had been transferred to work in Iquique. «Pune Mirror, Jul 15»
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Italy: MedAndes service to move to Genoa
... (Colombia), Guayaquil (Ecuador), Callao (Peru), San Antonio (Chile), Antofagasta, Mejillones, Iquique, Callao, and Valencia once more. «Fresh Fruit Portal, Jul 15»
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Public Release: 23-Jun-2015 Understanding subduction zone …
The 1 April 2014 magnitude 8.1 earthquake offshore Iquique, Chile, was the largest earthquake in the region since 1877. The earthquake ... «EurekAlert, Jun 15»
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Paro en Iquique genera pérdidas de US$2 millones a exportadores …
Al paro de funcionarios del puerto Iquique Terminal Internacional (ITI), se suma el paro que decretaron el 18 de junio los trabajadores de la ... «MundoMaritimo.cl, Jun 15»
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Labor reform sparks short-lived strikes at Chilean ports
Separately, workers at the port of Iquique have been on strike for 21 days over working conditions. The industrial action at the ports comes at a ... «JOC.com, Jun 15»
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Chilean ports hit by strikes over labour reform
Separately, workers at the port of Iquique have been on strike for 21 days over working conditions. The industrial action at the ports comes at a ... «IHS Maritime 360, Jun 15»
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Chile's biggest stevedore union votes for indefinite strike at national …
Valparaiso, Arica and Angamos ports will continue operating normally, while the port of Iquique is already in a strike situation but for other ... «Splash 247, Jun 15»
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Chile Earthquake 2015 Today: 6.4 Terremoto Strikes Off Coast
In March 2014, a 5.9 quake was forty-five miles west of Iquique. It was one hundred ten miles from Arica and roughly two hundred miles from ... «LALATE, Jun 15»
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Portuarios de Iquique rechazaron tres propuestas de término de …
A través de un comunicado difundido el 18 de junio, Iquique Terminal Internacional (ITI) informó que tras recibir por parte de los dirigentes del ... «MundoMaritimo.cl, Jun 15»
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Trabajadores de Muellaje Iquique Terminal Internacional se …
Desde el 30 de mayo permanecen en huelga trabajadores de Muellaje Iquique Terminal Internacional, quienes decidieron detener sus faenas ... «MundoMaritimo.cl, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Iquique [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/iquique>. Dec 2022 ».
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