La Plata

[ lah -plah-tah ]
/ lɑ ˈplɑ tɑ /

noun

a seaport in eastern Argentina.

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British Dictionary definitions for La Plata

La Plata
/ (Spanish la ˈplata) /

noun

a port in E Argentina, near the Río de la Plata estuary: founded in 1882 and modelled on Washington DC; university (1897). Pop: 758 000 (2005 est)
See (Río de la) Plata
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