Lanús


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Lanús

(läno͞os`), city (1991 pop. 466,755), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. An administrative center in the Greater Buenos Aires area, it is named for Anacarsis Lanús, a local landowner, merchant, and politician of the 19th cent. Manufactures include textiles, paper, wire, and leather products.

Lanús

 

a city in Argentina, a suburb to the south of the capital; part of Greater Buenos Aires. Population, 449,800 (1970). The city has textile, paper, chemical, leather and footwear, and food-processing industries.