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 for piazza
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Piazza \Pi*az"za\, n.; pl. Piazzas. [It., place, square,
     market place, L. platea street, courtyard. See Place.]
     An open square in a European town, especially an Italian
     town; hence (Arch.), an arcaded and roofed gallery; a
     portico. In the United States the word is popularly applied
     to a veranda.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           We walk by the obelisk, and meditate in piazzas. --Jer.
                                                    Taylor.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  piazza
      n 1: a public square with room for pedestrians; "they met at Elm
           Plaza"; "Grosvenor Place" [syn: plaza, place, piazza]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "piazza":
     agora, campo, forum, gallery, lanai, market, market cross,
     marketplace, mart, patio, place, plaza, porch, rialto,
     sleeping porch, solarium, square, stoop, sun porch, veranda
  
  

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