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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Argentine  \Ar"gen*tine\  (?;  in  the  2d  sense  commonly  ?),  a. 
  1.  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  silver;  made  of  or  sounding 
  like  silver;  silvery. 
 
  Celestial  Dian,  goddess  argentine.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Argentine  Republic  in  South 
  America. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Argentine  \Ar"gen*tine\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  argentin,  fr  L.  argentum 
  silver.] 
  1.  (Min.)  A  siliceous  variety  of  calcite,  or  carbonate  of 
  lime,  having  a  silvery-white,  pearly  luster,  and  a  waving 
  or  curved  lamellar  structure. 
 
  2.  White  metal  coated  with  silver.  --Simmonds. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  fish  of  Europe  ({Maurolicus  Pennantii})  with 
  silvery  scales.  The  name  is  also  applied  to  various  fishes 
  of  the  genus  {Argentina}. 
 
  4.  A  citizen  of  the  Argentine  Republic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Argentine 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  Argentina  or  its 
  people;  "Argentinian  tango"  [syn:  {Argentine},  {Argentinian}] 
  n  :  any  of  various  small  silver-scaled  salmon-like  marine  fishes 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Argentine,  MI  (CDP,  FIPS  3400) 
  Location:  42.79018  N,  83.83197  W 
  Population  (1990):  1907  (814  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.4  sq  km  (land),  2.0  sq  km  (water) 




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