plaza

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See also: Plaza, plaża, plażą, plaža, 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), clipping of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way). Doublet of piatza, piazza, and place.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɑːzə/, /ˈplæzə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːzə, -æzə

Noun[edit]

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.
  3. (Canada, US) A strip mall.

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  • Thai: พลาซ่า (plaa-sâa)

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish plaza, from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, literally broad way).

Noun[edit]

plaza inan

  1. plaza, town square, public place
  2. market place

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Czech[edit]

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plaza m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of plaz

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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plaza f

  1. street

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English plaza, from Spanish plaza, from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈplaza]
  • Hyphenation: pla‧za

Noun[edit]

plaza (plural plaza-plaza, first-person possessive plazaku, second-person possessive plazamu, third-person possessive plazanya)

  1. plaza: a town's public square.
    Synonym: alun-alun
  2. strip mall.
  3. parking lot.

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platēa.

Noun[edit]

plaza f (plural plazas) (Sutsilvan)

  1. place, position
  2. job, employment

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned term taken from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), clipping of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way). Doublet of platea. Compare Portuguese praça.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈplaθa/, [ˈpla.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈplasa/, [ˈpla.sa]
  • Rhymes: -aθa

Noun[edit]

plaza f (plural plazas)

  1. plaza, town square
  2. fortified town
  3. (employment) position
  4. (entertainment) bullring
  5. (commerce) mall, shopping center

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