from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Río de laPlata A wide estuary of southeast South America between Argentina and Uruguay formed by the Paraná and Uruguay rivers and opening on the Atlantic Ocean. It was explored by Magellan in 1520 and Sebastian Cabot from 1526 to 1529.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Silver.
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The Plata is so huge and looks so much better than the Plomo when the first hit may well be your child.
We are also watching things in Mar del Plata, which is in Argentina.
First they abandoned the galleon called "Plata," without taking the precaution to set it afire when they left, so that the enemy could not approach with their artillery.
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 17 of 55 1609-1616 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
While the Manchester City manager has been adamant all week that his captain will start next season at Eastlands, Tevez gave an interview to Argentina's Radio del Plata in which he was reported to have said: "I have given my everything to the club but I need a change of scene."
Plata , which upheld the release of as many as 46,000 convicted criminals to relieve overcrowding in California's prison system.
Plata that requires California to release up to 33,000 inmates in order to reduce prison overcrowding.
Elected offices/civic activities: Lions Club of La Plata; United Way, board of directors.
La Plata Train Station, 101 Kent Ave.Free. 301-934-3153 or email@example.com.
In 1976, he graduated from law school at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, south of Buenos Aires, and returned to his province to practice law.
Army; volunteer, American Red Cross, La Plata, tornado recovery assistance.
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