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Placetas is a city in the Villa Clara Province in the center of Cuba; before the change in the country's government in 1959 the province was called Las Villas. Close towns include Zulueta, San Juan de los Remedios, Cabaiguán and Fomento, and Santa Clara and Camajuani. The town is also known as La Villa de los Laureles because of its wild laurel trees. Placetas is also a municipio, one of 13 subdivisions of the Villa Clara Province. Cuba's geographical center, Guaracabuya, is located in this municipality.
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PLACETAS. PLACETAs is a beautiful little town of about 6,000 people, just two hours' ride by railroad from Caibarien and Remedios.
by United States. Adjutant-General's Office. Military Information Division
Placetas is a town of 5,280 inhabitants, situated 2H miles from San Juan de los Remedios. The nearest station is San Andrés 5i miles away. Post office and telegraph station. ROUTES TO PLACETAS. 1. From Caibarién by rail. 2. From Sancti ...
Placetas is a city in the Villa Clara Province in the center of Cuba, in the heart of the island, in the center of Cuba. In other words, it is not a beachside resort frequented by Canadian and European tourists. Placetas is also the home of this ...
Exporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)
(via Havana *Placetas . . . . . . . . . . . . (via Caibarien) Puenta Grandes— Brava. (via Havana Principe . . . . . (via Nuevitas ( via Matanzas or #: de Guines (via Cienfuegos :2 (via Havana or Matanzas Veloz .
Nelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)
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by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck
PLACETAS, pla-sa'tas. A town of the Province of Santa Clara. Cuba, 22 miles southeast of the city of Santa Clara, and connected by rail with the coast towns of Caibarien and Sagua la Grande (Map: Cuba, F 4). It is in the midst of an extensive ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley
Placetas, plil- sli'tils. Placitum Regium, plu'linm rG'ji-um. Plagictvlele, pla'ji-o-klaa or JUJIZ, Plague, ping. Plaice, plus. Plaid, plad m piliri, Planarian, plfl-n: ri-an, Planche, plush.
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Placetas, plä-sä'täs, Cuba, town, province of Santa Clara ; 20 miles southeast of the city of Santa Clara. It is in a fertile sugar district, is connected with Camajuani, and the seaports of Sagua La Grande and Caibarren by rail. Pop. <i8oo) 5409.
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney
Placetas, Cuba, 6,184 ..... . Plach, British India ...... Placid, L., N. Placidia Butte, Oreg. ...... Placilla, Chile ........... . Placilla, La, Chile ......... Placita, N. Mex. ..... . . .. Plad, Mo. ............... Pladda Island, Scotland Plaffeyen Switzerland ..... Plafna, Piz ...
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