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piazza
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
architecture:  Italian term for a plaza (large open square created or defined by several buildings forming a perimeter enclosure)
  • For my humor's sake, I shall preserve the style in which I once narrated it at Lima, to a lounging circle of my Spanish friends, one saint's eve, smoking upon the thick-gilt tiled piazza of the Golden Inn.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (27% in)
  • Now, with elated step, they pace the planks in twos and threes, and humorously discourse of parlors, sofas, carpets, and fine cambrics; propose to mat the deck; think of having hanging to the top; object not to taking tea by moonlight on the piazza of the forecastle.
    Chapters 97-99 — The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (25% in)

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