Río de la Plata

[ Spanish ree-aw the lah -plah-tah ]
/ Spanish ˈri ɔ ðɛ lɑ ˈplɑ tɑ /

noun

an estuary on the southeastern coast of South America between Argentina and Uruguay, formed by the Uruguay and Paraná rivers, about 185 miles (290 km) long.

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Also La Plata.
Also called Pla·ta Riv·er; British Riv·er Plate.
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British Dictionary definitions for Río de la Plata

Río de la Plata
/ (ˈriːəʊ də lɑː ˈplɑːtə) /

noun

See Plata
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