See also: Plaza, plaża, plażą, plaža, and płaza

EnglishEdit

 
The Plaza de España.

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

plaza inan

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

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CzechEdit

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plaza m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of plaz

DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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plaza f

  1. street

IndonesianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Latin platēa.

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plaza f (plural plazas) (Sutsilvan)

  1. place, position
  2. job, employment

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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