Definitions

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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A region; country.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A region; country.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. the beach at a seaside resort

Etymologies

French, from Italian piaggia, ultimately from Greek plagia, neuter pl. of plagios, oblique, slanting; see plagal.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French, from Latin plaga. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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

    Drowned In Sound // Feed

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

    detente - French Word-A-Day

  • 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.

    dorloter - French Word-A-Day

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

    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

  • 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

    French Destinations

  • Additionally, though I don't know if you would consider this literature, their song Creeping Death is based on the 10th plage of Egypt from the book of Exodus.

    13 Examples of Literature in Song

  • I still have sur la plage pt 1 saved as pt 2 is still only 1\2 completed.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Okay, lets get this show on the road.

  • Doc Riojas aka Doc Rio www. sealtwo.org, go to plage NINE and scroll down to 1/2 way to read about Steve Robinson SEAL.

    Heroes or Villains?

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