piazza


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piazza

1. a large open square in an Italian town
2. Chiefly Brit a covered passageway or gallery

Piazza

A public open space or square surrounded by buildings.

piazza

1. A public open space or square surrounded by buildings.
2. A term occasionally used for a raised porch or veranda in French Vernacular architecture or in American Colonial architecture and derivatives (especially in the South); often supported by columns or posts.
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Bosses at the centre arranged for inflatable fun houses and bouncy castles to be put on the Piazza from June 4 to 7, during school half-term.
You enter at a middle level, looking up and down into a glass-roofed atrium used both for vertical circulation and as a winter garden in the months when the piazza is covered with snow.
Despite the harsh reactions to the gossip, Buzinski said the Piazza and Koufax affairs could one day open the door to a more tolerant pro sports world.
A long glass and timber wall inclined, like those of airport control towers, to reduce reflections, separates piazza from atrium, so depending on your angle of observation and that of the sun, external and internal spaces flow together visually.
Timothy Piazza's father, James Piazza, recalled how he was speaking to a Rutgers University student that very morning.
Under the curving fins will be a large stepped sandstone pedestrian piazza on which is to be a glazed foyer.
The brothers were charged in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza, who died during after a night of hazing at the Beta Theta Pi house in February.