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Mar del Plata

(mär thĕl plä`tä), city (1991 pop. 519,707), E central Argentina, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in South America. Fishing and fish processing are also important industries. The city was founded in the 1850s. It has two universities.

Mar del Plata

 

a city in Argentina in the province of Buenos Aires. Population including suburbs, 299,700 (1970). Mar del Plata is a port on the Atlantic Ocean. Linked by railroad and highway with Buenos Aires, it has a large seaside resort. The city is a fishing center (mackerel, anchovy), and there is a food-processing industry. Mar del Plata was founded in 1856.

Mar del Plata

a city and resort in E Argentina, on the Atlantic: fishing port. Pop.: 552 000 (2005 est.)
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