Rio de la Plata


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Río de la Plata

(ˈriːəʊ də lɑː ˈplɑːtə)
n
(Placename) See Plata
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Noun1.Río de la Plata - an estuary between Argentina and UruguayRio de 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
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Had the stern of the ship been fixed, and the forepart broken off, I am persuaded I might have made a good voyage; for by what I found in those two chests I had room to suppose the ship had a great deal of wealth on board; and, if I may guess from the course she steered, she must have been bound from Buenos Ayres, or the Rio de la Plata, in the south part of America, beyond the Brazils to the Havannah, in the Gulf of Mexico, and so perhaps to Spain.
Bin Surour prepared Rio de la Plata to win the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Grand Criterium) (Group 1) at Longchamp, France in October 2007 but is not prepared to rush his recovery.
The Boys in Blue have three possible runners with Rio De La Plata and Fast Company also still engaged but the participation of the latter will depend on rain.
Jim Bolger's son of Galileo and Park Express, winner of the National Stakes last time, is unbeaten in four starts, but will face easily his toughest task in Saturday's race, for which he has been installed 7/4 favourite by Paddy Power, who make Raven's Pass 11/4 and Rio De La Plata 100/30 and bet 8/1 bar the trio.
On a sun-drenched day which also signalled Godolphin's intent on next year's Classics with Rio de La Plata scoring in the Vintage Stakes, Ramonti delved deep into his reserves to hold Coolmore's Excellent Art by a head.
With 207 rooms and 10 suites, views of the Rio de la Plata and nearby shopping, convenience is key.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Frances del Rio de la Plata (NYSE: BFR) announces that in its ordinary and extraordinary shareholders' meeting, which was held today, its shareholders approved, among other items, a cash dividend of earning distribution for fiscal year ended June 30, 1997 of 20%, for a total amount of $29,491,492.
Frankel was cut to as low as 8-11 (from 4-5) by William Hill and Coral, who left Canford Cliffs at 11-8, after yesterday's final declaration in which they were joined by Rajsaman and Rio De La Plata.
Opposing him are French star Falco, a horse with plenty of running speed, and Godolphin's Rio De La Plata and Alex-andro.
If Godolphin lose out with Ramonti in the Sussex, ample compensation awaits in the shape of Rio De La Plata in the Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes.
6 kilometers worth of mud in the access stretch on the Rio de la Plata.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to inform to the investor community regarding the proposed merger of Banco Frances del Rio de la Plata S.