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plage

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noun \ˈpläzh\

Definition of plage

  1. 1 :  the beach of a seaside resort

  2. 2 :  a bright region on the sun caused by the light emitted by clouds of calcium or hydrogen and often associated with a sunspot



Origin of plage

French, beach, luminous surface, from Italian piaggia beach, from Late Latin plagia, from Greek plagios oblique


First Known Use: 1888


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