Origin of plage
Examples from the Web for plage
She and Sylvia were left together either to visit some plage or amuse themselves in Paris.The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett|Compton Mackenzie
After dinner he sat outside the hotel for an hour, watching people pass up and down the plage.The White Lie|William Le Queux
It is not precisely the plage of Trouville, the promenade of Ostende; but it is enough agreeable.
We did not speak as we crossed the plage and began to climb.The Tower of Oblivion|Oliver Onions
Jean and the Comtesse de Tournelle watched us from the plage.The Visits of Elizabeth|Elinor Glyn
British Dictionary definitions for plage
Word Origin for plage
Word Origin and History for plage
"a region," late 14c., from Old French plage (13c.), from Late Latin plagia "a plain, shore," noun use of adjective (plagia regio), from plaga "a region, stretch of country" (see pelagic). Astronomical sense is from 1949.