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Small and relatively affluent Spanish-speaking country on South America's Atlantic coast, between Argentina and Brazil; covered in gently rolling grasslands, and featuring a reasonable amount of soft, shapely, easy-to-ride surf. Uruguay's best waves are found along the central and northern portions of its 135-mile coast, especially around Punta del Este, a 50-mile stretch of shoreline containing a...

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