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Platea, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
Population (2000): 474
Housing Units (2000): 184
Land area (2000): 3.291010 sq. miles (8.523677 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.291010 sq. miles (8.523677 sq. km)
FIPS code: 61168
Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
Location: 41.951078 N, 80.325143 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
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Platea, PA

Usage examples of "platea".

When we had thus lost two of our companions, we liked not Thebes, but marched towards the next city called Platea, where we found a man of great fame called Demochares, that purposed to set forth a great game, where should be a triall of all kind of weapons : hee was come of a good house, marvellous rich, liberall, and wel deserved that which he had and had prepared many showes and pleasures for the Common people, insomuch that there is no man can either by wit or eloquence shew in words his worthy preparations : for first he had provided all sorts of armes, hee greatly delighted in hunting and chasing, he ordained great towers and Tables to move hither and thither : hee made many places to chase and encounter in : he had ready a great number of men and wilde beasts, and many condemned persons were brought from the Judgement place, to try and fight with those beasts.

When this was done wee packed up our treasure, which we committed to the sepulchre to keepe, and got out of the bounds of Platea, thus thinking with our selves, that there was more fidelity amongst the dead than amongst the living, by reason that our preyes were so surely kept in the sepulchre.

I have viewed with attention those of Platea, Troy, Mantinea, Leuctra, Chaevronae, and Marathon, and the field round Mont St Jean and Hugoumont appears to want little but a better cause and that indefinable but impressive halo which the lapse of ages throws around a celebrated spot, to vie in interest with any or all of these, except perhaps the last-mentioned.

Then, with a bright smile and an omniscient sense of utter futility, I told everyone to gather at home platea burlap bagto learn how to hold a baseball bat.

Las plateas gozaban cono si les hicieran cosquillas, aunque yo no pescaba una palabra, porque hablaban en un idioma que tienen los rusos para que no los manye al vuelo ni el Pibe Sinagoga, y yo estaba impaciente por llegar al hotel para que Fainberg me contara los chistes.