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plaza

1. an open space or square, esp in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country
2. Chiefly US and Canadian
a. a modern complex of shops, buildings, and parking areas
b. (capital when part of a name): Rockefeller Plaza

Plaza

An open square or market place having one or more levels, approached in various ways by avenues, streets, or stairs or a combination.

plaza

A public square that is usually centrally located, in Spain and in communities of Spanish heritage.
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es), a converted 15th Century palace near the Plaza Mayor, which costs pounds 82 for a double room including breakfast.
For more reasonable food and drink prices, make your way through the maze of streets away from Plaza Mayor.
Student-athletes from the participating schools passed through the historic Arch of the Centuries, a National Cultural Treasure, in a parade leading to the Plaza Mayor, which served as an internment camp during World War II.
The trouble flared in the Malasana district at 2am, just a mile from the city's famous Plaza Mayor.
Part of the funds will be for urban revitalization of eight blocks by the Plaza Mayor de la Constitucion.
Nota: Mi Vida Saxual se puede adquirir a traves de la Editorial Plaza Mayor en San Juan (787)764-0455, Libreria Universal en Miami (305) 642-3234 o Libreria Lectorum en Nueva York (212) 741-0220.
The hotel is opposite the Teatro Espanol, the oldest theatre in the city, close to the museums of El Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen, triangle of the arts, and a brief walk from the Plaza Mayor, Spanish Parliament, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Puerta del Sol.
The event culminated at the Plaza Mayor with the iconic UST Main Building in the background with a grandiose fireworks display, also a staple in most of UST's events in its campus, capping off the ceremonies led by UST athletes and officials.
La concurrida ceremonia tuvo lugar en la Plaza Mayor de Lima y fue transmitida por la televisora estatal.
Segovia was where Spanish royalty often took its holidays and from the main square, the Plaza Mayor, you'll get an idea of just how important the city once was, with dozens of Romanesque churches and perfectly preserved mansions.
La Plaza Mayor, siendo un confuso laberinto de jacales, pocilgas y sombras de petate dentro de las cuales se ocultaban facilmente de dia y de noche los criminales y se cometian toda clase de delitos; en esos jacales tambien se albergaba gran cantidad de perros que por la noche acometian en contra de aquellos que iban cubiertos con frazadas o sabanas; desde las 7 de la noche entraban a la plaza gran numero de vacas alimentandose con cascaras y desperdicios asustando y en muchas ocasiones danando a los transeuntes.
3 with a unique opening ceremony at the Quadricentennial Pavilion and the Plaza Mayor inside the UST campus.