piazza definition

  • noun:
    • A public square in an Italian city.
    • A roofed and arcaded passageway; a colonnade.
    • New England & Southern Atlantic U.S. the veranda.
    • A public square, particularly in an Italian city.
    • A veranda.
    • An open square in a European city, particularly an Italian city; hence (Arch.), an arcaded and roofed gallery; a portico. In the us the word is popularly put on a veranda.
    • An open square in a town surrounded by buildings or colonnades; a plaza: because, the piazza of Covent Garden; the Piazza del Popolo in Rome; the Piazza dell' Annunziata in Florence.
    • An arcaded or colonnaded stroll upon the surface of a building; a veranda; a gallery.
    • a public square with space for pedestrians

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