Piazza meaning

pē-ăzə, -äzə
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A large, covered porch.
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A roofed and arcaded passageway; a colonnade.
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A veranda.
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A covered gallery or arcade.
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A public square in an Italian town.
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In Italy, an open public square, esp. one surrounded by buildings.
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A public square, especially in an Italian city.
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(chiefly US, dated) A veranda.
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Origin of piazza

  • Italian from Latin platēa street from Greek plateia (hodos) broad (way) feminine of platus broad plat- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian piazza.

    From Wiktionary