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piazza

/piyáza/ [Atlantic; OED, now rare; US dial. ADD] n. the roofed verandah of the older-style Bahamian house, sometimes enclosed with jalousies (now usually called a porch)] 1795 A Dwelling House with a Piazza (Bahama Gazette). 1827 The house. . .contains but two rooms and has a piazza (Culmer 30). (White)

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Last update: 2010-11-09 03:46
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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