plaza

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See also: plaża and płaza

English[edit]

The Plaza de España.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish plaza (town-square or central place of gathering), from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα (plateîa) ὁδός (hodós, broad way).

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plaza (plural plazas)

  1. a town’s public square.
  2. an open area used for gathering in a city, often having small trees and sitting benches.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα (plateîa) ὁδός (hodós, broad way).

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plaza f

  1. street

Romansch[edit]

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  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) plazza

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platēa.

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plaza f (plural plazas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) place, position
  2. (Sutsilvan) job, employment

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα (plateîa) ὁδός (hodós, broad way).

Noun[edit]

plaza f (plural plazas)

  1. plaza, town square
  2. fortified town

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