Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A sandy beach at a seaside resort.
  • noun A bright and intensely hot area in the sun's chromosphere, usually associated with a sunspot.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A region; a district.
  • noun Quarter of the compass.
  • noun A Middle English form of plague.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A region; country.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A region; country.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the beach at a seaside resort

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Italian piaggia, ultimately from Greek plagia, neuter pl. of plagios, oblique, slanting; see plagal.]

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French, from Latin plaga.

Examples

  • Ick. Next up are Chromeo, on the 'plage' stage, which is French for 'beach'.

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  • Reading today's slice of your life sur la plage gave me the feeling that you have returned with this very recent and personal sharing that has, like so many others, endeared you to me -- a fresh and intimate insight into your time on the sands of life.

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  • His novels about love, friendship, family, childhood and loneliness—sprinkled with the supernatural—are dismissed by the French literary establishment as romans de plage novels for the beach.

    French Author Marc Levy on Failing, Starting Anew

  • Giens peninsula = seaside town near Hyères; et je profite = and I take advantage; le marais (m) = marsh; la plage (f) = beach; nommé (verb nommer) = named; Overkill (hamster wheel) = work, when unbalanced with life

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  • Giens peninsula = seaside town near Hyères; et je profite = and I take advantage; le marais (m) = marsh; la plage (f) = beach; nommé (verb nommer) = named; Overkill (hamster wheel) = work, when unbalanced with life

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Giens peninsula = seaside town near Hyères; et je profite = and I take advantage; le marais (m) = marsh; la plage (f) = beach; nommé (verb nommer) = named; Overkill (hamster wheel) = work, when unbalanced with life

    detente - French Word-A-Day

  • Giens peninsula = seaside town near Hyères; et je profite = and I take advantage; le marais (m) = marsh; la plage (f) = beach; nommé (verb nommer) = named; Overkill (hamster wheel) = work, when unbalanced with life

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Parce que je vis près d'une plage, un amour pour visiter des montagnes.

    detente - French Word-A-Day

  • Mes enfants aiment la plage et ils aiment construire les chateaux de sable!

    detente - French Word-A-Day

  • J'aime et les montagnes et l'ocean, mais si je devais choisir, je prefererais la plage.

    detente - French Word-A-Day

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