Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


A pleasure garden intended for enjoyment; often secluded.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gradually, Plaisance was equipped with infrastructure and personnel to fulfill its colonial mandate--a governor, military and civil officers, a garrison, and fortifications.
Plaisance explained that implementing an active shooter program is similar to preparing for a fire drill, and he stressed that survival depends on having a plan with three specific options: run, hide or, fight.
Le futur port ambitionne d'accueillir les grands paquebots de croisiere du monde (jusqu'a 3 en meme temps) et disposera egalement de meilleurs infrastructures pour le tourisme de plaisance grace a une Marina de 1600 anneaux en 2016, avant l'edification d'autres Marina pour une offre globale de 3.000 anneaux.
Plaisance as senior vice president, finance and investor relations.
Turner); "Conflicted Interests, Contested Terrain: Journalism Ethics Codes Then and Now" (Lee Wilkins and Bonnie Brennen); "A Gang of Pecksniffs Grows Up: The Evolution of Journalism Ethics Discourse in 'The Journalist' and 'Editor and Publisher'" (Patrick Lee Plaisance); "Questions of Judgment in the Newsroom: A Journalistic Instrumental-Value Theory for Media Ethics" (Patrick Lee Plaisance); and "Perry Meets Freire: Moral Development's 'Leap of Faith' in the Classroom" (Maggie Jones Patterson and Matthew Gropp).
South Brittany, France: A 3-week holiday arriving on-site on May 20, staying in a Cezanne 4* Prima mobile home on the Port De Plaisance campsite isEUR949 for up to five people.
As Michel Plaisance points out, Cosimo had found a place to "calm and occupy spirits quick to inflame." (6) The academy continued to promote Florentine language and letters through readings of both Dante and Petratch, among others, and through translations of Latin and Greek classics into Florentine.
Plaisance, Pharm.D., of the University of Maryland, College Park, and her associates.
It includes closing the southern portion of Midway Plaisance Drive as well as Cornell Drive.