Definition of People's Liberation Army in English:

People's Liberation Army

Syllabification: Peo·ple's Lib·er·a·tion Ar·my
(abbreviation: PLA)
  • The armed forces of the People’s Republic of China, including all its land, sea, and air forces. The PLA traces its origins to an unsuccessful uprising by Communist-led troops against pro-Nationalist forces in Jiangxi (Kiangsi) province on August 1, 1927, a date celebrated annually as its anniversary.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
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