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Noun: plaza  plaa-zu
  1. A public square with room for pedestrians
    "they met at Elm Plaza";
    - place, piazza
     
  2. Mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
    "a good plaza should have a movie house";
    - mall, center [US], shopping mall, shopping center [US], shopping centre [Brit, Cdn], centre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: plazas

Type of: mercantile establishment, outlet, public square, retail store, sales outlet, square

Encyclopedia: Plaza, North Dakota