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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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