Definition of plage in English:

plage

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noun

  • 1 /plɑːʒ/ • dated A beach by the sea, especially at a fashionable resort.
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    • This summer, heart-warming scenes like the above are being played out across the plages and dance floors of Europe, in the cantinas and tapas bars.
    • Still they are complaining about the traffic, even though they'll be on the real plage somewhere.
    • Meanwhile, down on the plage at the other end of the avenue, fights had broken out as ticketless fans watched the match on a big screen.
  • 2 /pleɪdʒ/ Astronomy An unusually bright region on the sun.
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    • Prominences, flares, plages, and other features of the solar chromosphere can be observed in hydrogen light.
    • Prominences and plages are structures that occur above the photosphere of the Sun.

Origin

French.

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