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La Pla·ta(lä plä′tä)
A city of east-central Argentina southeast of Buenos Aires. Founded in 1882, it is a seaport and an industrial center.
La Plata(Spanish la ˈplata)
1. (Placename) 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)
2. (Placename) See (Río de la) Plata
La Pla•ta(lə ˈplɑ tə)
a seaport in E Argentina. 642,979.
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|Noun||1.||La Plata - an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay|
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Uruguay - a South American republic on the southeast coast of South America; achieved independence from Brazil in 1825