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Mar del Plata

[mahr th el plah-tah] /ˈmɑr ðɛl ˈplɑ tɑ/
noun
1.
a city in E Argentina: seaside resort.
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  • The blurred lights of Mar del Plata past, our course was altered to agree with the set-back of the coast.

    The Bonadventure Edmund Blunden
  • Mar del Plata is the Argentine Brighton, and any commercial development there is certain of an unfavourable reception.

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Mar del Plata

/Spanish ˈmar ðɛl ˈplata/
noun
1.
a city and resort in E Argentina, on the Atlantic: fishing port. Pop: 552 000 (2005 est)
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