Mar del Plata

[ mahrthel plah-tah ]

  1. a city in E Argentina: seaside resort.

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How to use Mar del Plata in a sentence

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for Mar del Plata

Mar del Plata

/ (Spanish ˈmar ðɛl ˈplata) /

  1. a city and resort in E Argentina, on the Atlantic: fishing port. Pop: 552 000 (2005 est)

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