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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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piazzapi‧az‧za /piˈætsə $ -ˈɑːt-/ noun [countable]  TTRAa large square open area between the houses in a town or city, where people often meet or sit together
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piazzaBut work has already started on roadworks to create a mini-roundabout and piazza at the mid-section of Victoria Road.Instead of pieces we played with human beings on a great white and black piazza.When the market closed in 1974, the piazza narrowly survived being turned into an office development.I roll to the door and out on to the porch that Grandmother referred to as the piazza.She got to the other side, making for the piazza, and again hugged the shadows.From the piazza he brought one of the packages that had been part of their luggage down from San Francisco.They sat on the piazza and talked with Grandmother while Grandfather listened, working quietly among his roses.The piazza itself was filled with the stalls of local merchants and shopkeepers.
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