Place

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Place may refer to:

Geography[edit]

Placenames[edit]

  • Placé, a commune in Pays de la Loire, Paris, France
  • Plače, a small settlement in Slovenia
  • Place (Mysia), a town of ancient Mysia, Anatolia, now in Turkey
  • Place, New Hampshire, a location in the United States
  • Place House, a 16th-century mansion largely remodelled in the 19th century, in Fowey, Cornwall
  • Place House, a 19th-century mansion on the site of a medieval priory, in St Anthony in Roseland, Cornwall
  • Prideaux Place, an Elizabethan mansion in Padstow, Cornwall

People with the name[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Music[edit]

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • The Place, a dance and performance centre in Camden, London
  • To Place, a series of books on Iceland by artist Roni Horn
  • Unity of place, one of the three classical unities for drama derived from Aristotle's Poetics

Gambling[edit]

  • Craps#Place, in craps a bet that a point number will be rolled before a seven]]
  • Place, in horse racing, a parimutuel bet that a horse will finish first or within a predetermined number of positions of first. In North America, this would mean finishing first or second.

Mathematics[edit]

  • Place (mathematics), an equivalence class of absolute values of an integral domain or field
  • In place-value, or positional notation, the position occupied by a digit in a numeral
  • Petri net, also known as a Place/transition net, a mathematical representation of discrete distributed systems

Society[edit]

  • Place, a person's social position
  • Place identity, a group of ideas concerning significance and meanings that particular places have for their inhabitants or users
  • Place setting, a table setting for a single diner
  • Sense of place, a phenomenon in which people strongly identify with a particular geographical area or location

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Place (Reddit), or /r/Place, a social experiment by Reddit for April Fool's Day

See also[edit]