Mendoza

Mendoza, province in the extreme W. of Argentina; has the Andes in the W., Aconcagua (23,500 ft.), the highest peak in the New World, otherwise is chiefly worthless pampa, fertile only where irrigated from the small Mendoza River; there vines flourish; copper is plentiful, coal and oil are found. Mendoza (20), the capital, 640 m. W. of Buenos Ayres by rail, is on the Trans-Andine route to Chili, with which it trades largely; suffers frequently from earthquakes.

Population (circa 1900) given as 137,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Mendelssohn, Moses * Menelaus
Memnon
Memphis
Memphis
Menado
Menai Strait
Menander
Mencius
Mendicant Order
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
Mendelssohn, Moses
Mendoza
Menelaus
Menhir
Meninges
Mennonites
Menschikoff, Alexander Danilovitch
Menschikoff, Alexander Sergeievitch
Menteith, Lake of
Menthol
Mentone
Mentor

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Mendoza in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Links here from Chalmers

Boscan, John Almogaver
Escobar, Anthony
Fanshawe, The Right Hon. Sir Richard, Knt. And Bart.
Googe, Barnaby
Mendoza, Gonzales Peter De
Ximenes, Francis