Definition of People's Liberation Army in English:

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People's Liberation Army

(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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Syllabification: Peo·ple's Lib·er·a·tion Ar·my

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