Place - Geography

Geography

  • Place (geography), an area with definite or indefinite boundaries or a portion of space in which has a name in an area
  • Place (United States Census Bureau), defined as any concentration of population
    • Census-designated place, a populated area lacking its own municipal government
    • Incorporated place, a populated area with its own municipal government
  • Populated place, a designation by the United States Geological Survey
  • Place, based on the Cornish word plas meaning Mansion
    • Place House, a 16th century mansion largely remodelled in the 19th century, in Fowey, Cornwall
    • Prideaux Place, an Elizabethan mansion in Padstow, Cornwall
    • Place House, a 19th century mansion on the site of a medieval priory, in St Anthony in Roseland, Cornwall
  • Placé, a commune in Pays de la Loire, Paris, France
  • Plače, a small settlement in Slovenia

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    Where the heart is, there the muses, there the gods sojourn, and not in any geography of fame. Massachusetts, Connecticut River, and Boston Bay, you think paltry places, and the ear loves names of foreign and classic topography. But here we are; and, if we tarry a little, we may come to learn that here is best. See to it, only, that thyself is here;—and art and nature, hope and fate, friends, angels, and the Supreme Being, shall not absent from the chamber where thou sittest.
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    Ktaadn, near which we were to pass the next day, is said to mean “Highest Land.” So much geography is there in their names.
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