La Plata

NOUN
  1. an estuary between Argentina and Uruguay
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How To Use La Plata In A Sentence

  • On these same plains of La Plata, we see the agouti and bizcacha, animals having nearly the same habits as our hares and rabbits, . . . but they plainly display an American type of structure. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • Just one example is former La Plata County Commissioner J. Paul Brown, who is running for the Legislature on a platform of cutting federal spending, after taking over $175,000 in ag subsidies for his ranching operation in Southwestern Colorado. Shan Wells: Nut Sandwiches at the Tea Party Cafe
  • The plains near the Straits of Magellan are inhabited by one species of Rhea American ostrich, and northward the plains of La Plata by another species of the same genus; and not by a true ostrich or emeu, like those found in Africa and Australia under the same latitude. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • Though in a way, the British have the tinnest ear of all: Rio de la Plata (Silver River) is “The River Plate” in British English. jacobus says: Matthew Yglesias » The Shroud of Torino
  • The glyptodon has if anything replaced the mylodon in my affections—there are about 6 whole ones in the Museum of La Plata—an enormous armadillo up to 9-10 feet long, each scale of its armour looking like a Japanese chrysthanthemum. The News From Everywhere
  • III (London, 1822); HERVAS, Catálogo de la lenguas I (Madrid, 1800) (principal authority); PAGE, La Plata (New York, 1859); QUEVEDO, La The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Fauna recorded within the park include giant otter Pteronura brasiliensis (V), La Plata otter Lutra platensis, coatimundi Nasua nasua, ocelot Felis pardalis, jaguar Panthera onca, puma Felis concolor, margay Leopardus wiedii, brocket deer Mazama rufina (LR) and American tapir Tapirus terrestris (LR). Iguacu National Park, Brazil
  • Fauna recorded within the park include giant otter Pteronura brasiliensis (V), La Plata otter Lutra platensis, coatimundi Nasua nasua, ocelot Felis pardalis, jaguar Panthera onca, puma Felis concolor, margay Leopardus wiedii, brocket deer Mazama rufina (LR) and American tapir Tapirus terrestris (LR). Iguacu National Park, Brazil
  • It lies on the Uruguayan side of the Rio de la Plata. Uruguay's Hideaway
  • The Danube, representing Europe, touches the papal coat of arms; the Rio de la Plata, the New World, sits on a pile of coins signifying wealth; the African Nile is hooded, because no one knew its source; the Asian Ganges holds an oar, denoting navigability. Perfection, Squared
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