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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
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Plaza

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

A public square that is usually centrally located, in Spain and in communities of Spanish heritage.
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TPLEx Southbound: April 21 (Sunday) to April 22 (Monday) in Tarlac Central Toll Plaza, Urdaneta Toll Plaza, Pozorrubio-MacArthur T-intersection, Binalonan Toll Plaza and Pozorrubio Toll Plaza.
These plazas will be state of the art plazas and will be constructed on state land.
ACE Regional Director Fareed Ahmad told Dawn they had conducted a survey of plazas, markets, marriage halls, schools and colleges, hotels and restaurants that had been constructed after their maps were approved and government fee paid.
Traffic will also be heavy at the Tarlac Central Toll Plaza, Urdaneta Toll Plaza, Urdaneta-MacArthur T-intersection, Binalonan Toll Plaza, and Pozorrubio Toll Plaza as well as at the Skyway Southbound, from March 28, 29, 31.
They said that construction of new plazas has been resulting wastage of time as they have to pay toll on many toll plazas.
First, to clear up possible confusion, this column is about Plaza Moriones in Intramuros, not the plaza with the same name in Tondo.
It will be up to the IDFC to give contract to another operator to run the expressway and toll plazas, the source said.
Tag will be available at the Kiosks located at all the toll plazas at Mumbai-Vadodara stretch.
The deal was closed on 30 December 2010 and provides Airport Plazas with a USD7m loan facility through Aviation Capital Partners (AvCap).
Burden announced that a consultant team has been selected to provide design services to assist in the development of a streetscape and landscape design plan for Queens Plaza.
Dominating the streets and plazas of the historic core is the baroque bulk of the city's cathedral.