Mar del Plata

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Mar del Pla·ta

 (mär′ dĕl plä′tə, -tä)
A city of east-central Argentina on the Atlantic Ocean south-southeast of Buenos Aires. It is a popular resort with a fishing industry.

Mar del Plata

(Spanish ˈmar ðɛl ˈplata)
n
(Placename) a city and resort in E Argentina, on the Atlantic: fishing port. Pop: 552 000 (2005 est)

Mar del Pla•ta

(ˈmɑr ðɛl ˈplɑ tɑ)
n.
a city in E Argentina. 512,880.
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The Foundation's base is in one of the largest maternal-child hospitals in the province, located in Mar de Plata.
Born in 1941 in Adrogue, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he grew up in Mar de Plata, where his family moved when he was a boy.
Robbio, who was born in Mar de Plata, Argentina, but is based in Sao Paulo, has been perfecting his craft and rendering it more and more complex as time goes on, and this exhibition, "Quase como Ontem" (Almost like Yesterday), was his most accomplished yet.
The mayor of Mar de Plata was among those criticizing the police, saying they allowed a zone of "five or six blocks" of the Avenida Colon to go unguarded.
Dominican President Leonel Fernandez and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin reached the decision during a meeting on the sidelines of the Americas summit in Mar de Plata, Argentina, Fernandez's office said.