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piano nobile

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian piano (floor) + nobile (noble)

NounEdit

piano nobile (plural piano nobiles)

  1. (architecture) The floor of a building where the principle bedrooms and main reception rooms are found. Very often on the first or second floor in older buildings.

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