an open space, sometimes square but more usually rectangular, surrounded by buildings. Used in Scotland to describe the arcaded walk under 17th century and earlier, buildings.
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; plural Piazzas
. [ Italian , place, square, market place, Latin platea
street, courtyard. See Place
.] An open square in a European town, especially an Italian town; hence (Architecture)
, an arcaded and roofed gallery; a portico. In the United States
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• (n.) An open square in a European town, especially an Italian town; hence (Arch.), an arcaded and roofed gallery; a portico. In the United States the word is popularly applied to a veranda.
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square or marketplace in an Italian town or city. The word is cognate with the French and English `place` and Spanish `plaza,` all ultimately ...
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In architecture a piazza is an open square in a European town, especially an Italian town from whence the term has been extended to describe an arcaded and roofed gallery or a portico.
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A piazza (ˈpjattsa) is a city square in Italy, Malta, along the Dalmatian coast and in surrounding regions. The term is roughly equivalent to the Spanish plaza. In Ethiopia, it is used to refer to a part of a city. When the Earl of Bedford developed Covent Garden - the first private-venture public square built in London - his architect Inigo Jone
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Piazza or Piazza.com is a Q&A website and web service. It was created in 2009 by Pooja (Nath) Sankar, then a student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. ==History== In 2008, after earning her M.S. in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, and working full-time for several software companies,
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