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  • proper noun A surname.

Etymologies

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German

Examples

  • Anon: KARLS-Platz, that is the one I always have trouble with.

    A Brief Guide to the Heidelberg Christmas Market

  • Platz, which is itself half a garden, and find ourselves in the midst of an assemblage of public wonders — the Museum, the Protestant Cathedral, a handsome basin and fountain (the pride of the true Berliner), the

    A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France

  • The Platz was a rectangular space in the centre of a roomy square, with a shady promenade around its level lawn.

    The Promised Land

  • P.S. Click "continue reading" for a picture of the "Platz" itself, complete with fountain ...

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  • So I was excited this summer during my trip to Berlin, when, during a stroll outside my hotel, I happened upon the following "Platz" meaning "place" or "plaza":

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  • So I was excited this summer during my trip to Berlin, when, during a stroll outside my hotel, I happened upon the following "Platz" meaning "place" or "plaza":

    Walter-Benjamin-Platz

  • P.S. Click "continue reading" for a picture of the "Platz" itself, complete with fountain ...

    Walter-Benjamin-Platz

  • The Platz was a bustling metropolis of casinos and cabaret, and the film making centre of the world in the ‘Golden Twenties', where Fritz Lang filmed Metropolis, before the Nazis took over UFA to make their propaganda films.

    Potsdamer Strasse #3

  • Stancy: he had in the morning put it ready in his pocket to give to the captain, and had in fact held it in waiting between his finger and thumb while talking to him in the Platz, meaning that he should make use of it against his rival whenever convenient.

    A Laodicean : a Story of To-day

  • Occupying an open plaza near the Brandenburg Gate, across the street from the public Tiergarten and around the corner from the shining commercial towers of Potsdamer Platz, the memorial's 2,711 concrete stelae funeral pillars—of different heights but identical lengths and widths—extend in shining rows, 54 of them going north-south, and 87 heading east-west at right angles.

    The Facelessness of Mass Destruction

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