Definition of Piazza

1. Noun. A public square with room for pedestrians. "Grosvenor Place"

Exact synonyms: Place, Plaza
Generic synonyms: Public Square, Square



Definition of Piazza

1. 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.

Definition of Piazza

1. Noun. A public square, especially in an Italian city. ¹

2. Noun. (Chiefly American English) A veranda. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Piazza

1. a public square in an Italian town [n -ZAS or -ZE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piazza

pias
piasaba
piasabas
piasava
piasavas
piaster
piasters
piastre
piastres
piation
piazza (current term)
piazzalike
piazzas
piazze
piazzian
pibal
pibals
pibble
pibbles
pibcorn
pibcorns
piberaline
pibgorn
piblokto
pibloktoq

Literary usage of Piazza

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1. Italy from the Alps to Naples: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1904)
"G, 3), and Via Nazionale to the piazza Venezia; thence by the Via del Plebiscito, ... 8, from the piazza Minerva to the piazza Venezia via the piazza del ..."

2. Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the by William Adolphus Wheeler, Charles Gardner Wheeler (1894)
"&S~ "The piazza Barberini, where I lodge, is like a catafalque of stone with a few forgotten tapers burning on it; the feeble little ..."

3. The Story of Verona by Alethea Wiel (1907)
"CHAPTER VIII piazza del Signori — Sta. Maria Antic a—Tombs of the Scaligers ... This piazza teems with every personal association relating to the Scaligers. ..."

4. Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Biographical by John Nichols (1815)
"HIEROM BARTHOLOMEW piazza was the author of " A short and true Account of the ... By Hierom Bartholomew piazza, an Italian born; formerly a Lector of ..."

5. The Story of Perugia by Margaret Symonds (1901)
"CHAPTER VII piazza del Papa, S. Severo, Porta Sole, S. Agostino, and S. Francesco al Monte THE piazza del Papa' lies a little to the right of the entrance ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"From the top of balustrade to the overhead ceiling of the piazza is an open space of 6 or 7 feet On the front there was an opening on the piazza of 12 feet ..."

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