Placas



[plah-kuh z; Spanish plah-kahs] /ˈplɑ kəz; Spanish ˈplɑ kɑs/

plural noun, singular placa
[plah-kuh; Spanish plah-kah] /ˈplɑ kə; Spanish ˈplɑ kɑ/ (Show IPA)
1.
(especially in the southwestern U.S.) graffiti, as of initials or slogans, spray-painted on an outdoor wall, especially in the lettering style and colors identified with an individual or a street gang.

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