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From Latin *plagium, ultimately from Ancient Greek πλάγιος (plágios). Compare Albanian pllajë. Compare Latin plagia, whence came Italian spiaggia/piaggia, French plage, Spanish playa, Portuguese praia.
- plateau; flat raised area or expanse of terrain
- a road or path along a mountain or beside it
- (archaic) an administrative division of a region or county