piazza: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pē-az'u, -ä'zu or, for 1, 3 esp.Brit., pē-at'su, -ät'- for 1 also It. pyät'tsä), [key]
— pl. pi•az•zas, piaz•ze
  1. an open square or public place in a city or town, esp. in Italy.
  2. a large porch on a house; veranda.
  3. an arcade or covered walk or gallery, as around a public square or in front of a building.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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