Definition of Río de la Plata in US English:

Río de la Plata

proper noun

  • A wide estuary on the Atlantic coast of South America at the border between Argentina and Uruguay that is formed by the confluence of the Paraná and Uruguay Rivers. The cities of Buenos Aires and Montevideo lie on its shores. In 1939, it was the scene of a naval battle in which the British defeated the Germans.

    See "River Plate"


Río de la Plata

/ˌrēō ˌdā la ˈplädə/