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Academia Chilena de la Lengua

The Academia Chilena de la Lengua (Spanish for Chilean Academy of Language) is an association of academics and experts on the use of the Spanish language in Chile. It is a member of the Asociacion de Academias de la Lengua Espanola.

It was founded in Santiago de Chile on June 5, 1885. It started out with 18 members designated by the Real Academia Espanola (Royal Spanish Academy). Today, it has 36 academics, plus members in several Chilean regions and abroad. The honoris causa members are the permanent member (Gabriela Mistral), the honorary member (John Paul II), and, since 1999, an illustrious member Victor Garcia de la Concha).

See also

Real Academia Espanola

Asociacion de Academias de la Lengua Espanola

Spanish language

Chilean Spanish

[[:es:Anexo:Miembros de la Academia Chilena de la Lengua]] (list of members)

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