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placas

[ plah-kuhz; Spanish plah-kahs ]
/ ˈplɑ kəz; Spanish ˈplɑ kɑs /
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plural noun, singular pla·ca [plah-kuh; Spanish plah-kah]. /ˈplɑ kə; Spanish ˈplɑ kɑ/.

(especially in the southwestern U.S.) graffiti, as of initials or slogans, spray-painted on an outdoor wall, especially in the lettering style and colors identified with an individual or a street gang.

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Origin of placas

<American Spanish; Spanish: plural of placa plate, tablet, slab <French plaqueplaque
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