Puelche


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Puelche

(pwĕl`chā), name for various hunting groups of nomadic Native Americans who roamed the Argentine Pampa, hunting guanaco and rhea. Little is known of the Puelche prior to the 18th cent. Accomplished horsemen fighting with lance and bola, they were not very numerous and were absorbed in the 18th cent. by the AraucaniansAraucanians
, South American people, occupying most of S central Chile at the time of the Spanish conquest (1540). The Araucanians were an agricultural people living in small settlements.
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puelche

[′pwel·chē]
(meteorology)
An east wind which has crossed the Andes; the Andean foehn of the South American west coast.
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Un crimen que adquiere dimensiones aun mayores en estos textos, toda vez que la naturaleza (en forma de viento, fuego o agua) tiene aqui un rol de conciencia moral cuando permite la emergencia de los recuerdos reprimidos de una catastrofe, por ejemplo ("El puelche me trajo recuerdos / que nunca antes tuve / una noche semejante", p.
Mainstream Chile organised a one-day visit to Cuel wind farm for fourteen members of a local neighbourhood association close to the companys Puelche Sur project in Southern Chile.
Los autores abordan el avance de los estudios hidrologicos llevados a cabo en la provincia de Buenos Aires a lo largo de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX, y especialmente la exploracion del acuifero Puelche y la perforacion de los primeros pozos artesianos (1) a partir de la decada de 1860.
The puelche oyster, Ostrea puelchana, is found in the waters of southern Brazil, has been reported to be a host of Bonamia spp.
"Las etnias cordilleranas de los Andes centro-sur al tiempo de la conquista hispana y la cultura puelche", en Cuadernos de Historia, no 10, pp.
Desde hace treinta anos grita 'Viva la Reforma Agraria' o canta 'La Internacional' con su voz desafinada en planicies barridas por el puelche, en sindicatos o locales clandestinos, rodeado de campesinos y obreros, maestros primarios y estudiantes, apenas un punado de semillas para que crezcan los arboles de nuevos mundos.
Caracteristicas geohidrologicas del acuifero semiconfinado (puelche) en la llanura bonaerense.
Pero, ademas de dicha busqueda, hay que agregar aqui lo que Harvey (2006) denomina acumulacion por desposesion como ocurre con la apropiacion de acuiferos subterraneos (Puelche y Pampeano), lagos/lagunas (Chascomus), rios (de la Plata y Parana, entre otros) y reservas de agua natural (Mendoza) por parte de las empresas que elaboran bebidas gaseosas y aguas, en general.
Puelche is a French-bred out of a mare who has bred two winners, while Raise Hell is a son of Presenting out of a half-sister to the crack hurdlers Granville Again and Morley Street.
Four ships C.V Puelche, M.V Alexi-3, M.T Iron Monger-3 and M.T Bunga Melati-S scheduled to load, offload containers, 15,300 tonnes cement, 66,463 tonnes furnace oil and 6,000 tonnes palm oil are expected to take berths at QICT, MW-2, Fotco and LCT respectively on Saturday, while three more ships C.V Maersk Montana, C.V AI-Mirqab and M.T Advance Victoria carrying containers and 31,000 tonnes diesel oil are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Sunday.
He was once again astride the 11-year-old Anglo Arab gelding CAL Puelche.
(5) Para Angeles y Gorriones, Ediciones Puelche, Santiago de Chile, 1956.