praça

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Extremaduran[edit]

The Plaza de España.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platea. Cognate with Italian piazza, Venetian piaza, Sicilian chiazza, French place, Spanish plaza, and Portuguese praça.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

praça

  1. town square

Quotations[edit]

"Ahorrandu dela praça, s’ahila ala praça la ilesia de Santa Catalina por una calli que se enancha pa poel vél bien la costrución. Cuyamenti esta calli, ogañu llamá dela Iglesia, conselva el letreru bastanti encalau del su anteriol nombri, Queipo de Llano, unu delos golpistas causantis dela Guerra Civil." Cúyu pan esgarras? - "Ríu-Lobus "

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese praça, plaça, from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα (plateîa) ὁδός (hodós, broad way). Cognate with Italian piazza, Venetian piaza, Sicilian chiazza, French place and Spanish plaza.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

praça f (plural praças)

  1. plaza (a public square or open area in front of a building or a place)
    A Praça de Comércio é uma das maiores praças da Europa.
    Praça de Comércio is one of the largest plazas in Europe.

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