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squares


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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

squares

Details

Open public spaces in cities or towns, usually rectilinear, surrounded by buildings, and located at the junction of two or more thoroughfares.

Variations

squares (open spaces)

public squares

public squares

square

squares, public

plazas

Narrower Terms

plazas

piazzas

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