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avenue along edge of port in Buenos Aires

Fishburn and Hughes: "The unhealthy low-lying swamp land by the waterfront of Buenos Aires, always considered a rough and dangerous district. It was subject to floods and epidemics due to poor housing and associated with smuggling and prostitution." (22)

Borges Index: 
Las misas herejes, Evaristo Carriego, OC, 124n. Ragnarök, El hacedor, OC, 805-6. El indigno, El informe de Brodie, OC, 1029. Ascendencias del tango, IA, 112, 117, 121. El idioma de los argentinos, IA, 168.