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Definition of the noun la plata

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  1. an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay


  1. La Plata is the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and of the partido de La Plata. According to the 2001 census [INDEC], it has a population of 740,369 and its metropolitan area has 894,253 inhabitants.
  2. La Plata is a town in Charles County, Maryland, United States. The population was 8,753 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Charles County.
  3. La Plata is a city in Macon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,366 at the 2010 census.
  4. La Plata is a town and municipality in the Huila Department, Colombia with a population of 57.381 inhabitants including the rural area at an altitude of 1,050 m. It is located 122 km away from Neiva, 147 km from the city of Popayán and 210 km from the town of St. Augustine.
  5. La Plata is a ghost town on the southern end of Cache County, Utah, United States. Located in the Bear River Mountains on a small tributary of the east fork of the Little Bear River, La Plata was a short-lived silver mining boomtown in the 1890s.
  6. The La Plata Amtrak station is a train station in La Plata, Missouri, United States, served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. La Plata Station was built in 1945 by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad as a replacement for an 1887-built passenger and freight depot that was in deteriorating condition. Efforts to replace the station were stalled by a lack of construction material being used to defeat the Axis in World War II. The 1945 replacement was built in Art Deco style, and was restored between 1996 and 2001 by local preservationists, a model railroad club and a garden club.
  7. La Plata is a station of the Seville Metro on the line 1. It is located at the intersection of Los Gavilanes Av. and Virgen de la Saleta St., in the neighborhood of Parque Amate. La Plata is an underground station, located between Amate and Cocheras on the same line. It was opened on April 2, 2009.

There are other places with in their name, like La Plata County, Rio de la Plata, Río de la Plata, Almadén de la Plata, Durango-La Plata County Airport, Durango–La Plata County Airport, National University of La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, United Provinces of the Río de la Plata.


"La Plata" is a studio album by Jota Quest.

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  • award: - Latin Grammy Award for Best Brazilian Contemporary Pop Album nomination for Jota Quest

Phrases with La Plata

Phrases starting with La Plata:

  1. La Plata Dolphin
  2. La Plata Sandspurry

Phrases ending with La Plata:

  1. rio de la plata
  2. Río De La Plata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for La Plata

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

LA PLATA is the name of an extensive tract of country in South America, extending fi'om the eastern declivities of the Chilian...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

The Río de la Plata (River Plate) is a shallow estuary located between Uruguay and Argentina at 35°–36°S latitude. Formed by the convergence of the Paraná and Uruguay rivers, it collects fresh water from a watershed that drains nearly 20 ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of European Imperialism (1991)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

RIO DE LA PLATA. Sebastian Cabot first explored the Rio de la Plata in 1526, and nine years later ...

Google previewA Lexicon of Terror (2011)

Argentina and the Legacies of Torture, Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by Marguerite Feitlowitz

As a political and commercial center, La Plata has been overtaken by other Argentine cities. But in terms of education, intellectual life, and social movements, La Plata has been historically avant-garde. Its Museum of Natural Sciences is the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1842)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

During the latter period of Spanish domination, it formed the viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, or Buenos Ayres, having then annexed to it Bolivia or Upper Peru, Paraguay, and the Banda Oriental. By subsequent changes these have been ...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Southeast Asia (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Terry E. Miller, Ruth M. Stone, Sean Williams

"La Argentina o la conquista del Rio de la Plata." In Coleccidn de Obrasy Documentos Relativos a la Historia Antiqua y Moderna de la Provincial del Rio de la Plata, ed. Pedro de Angelis, 2: 183-332. Buenos Aires: Plus Ultra. Baucke, Florian.

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