Plaza vs. Mall

Plaza vs. Mall — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Plaza and Mall

Plazanoun

A public square or similar open area in a town or city.

Mallnoun

A large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.

Plazanoun

A widened roadway forming the approach to tollbooths on a highway.

Mallnoun

A street lined with shops and closed to vehicles.

Plazanoun

A parking or service area next to a highway.

Mallnoun

A shady public walk or promenade.

Plazanoun

A shopping center.

Mallnoun

Chiefly Upstate New York See median.

Plazanoun

A town's public square.

Mallnoun

A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.

Plazanoun

An open area used for gathering in a city, often having small trees and sitting benches.

Mallnoun

An enclosed shopping centre.

Plazanoun

(North America) A strip mall.

Mallnoun

(obsolete) An alley where the game of pall mall was played.

Plazanoun

a public square with room for pedestrians;

they met at Elm PlazaGrosvenor Place

Mallnoun

A public walk; a level shaded walk, a promenade.

Plazanoun

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace;

a good plaza should have a movie housethey spent their weekends at the local malls

Mallnoun

A heavy wooden mallet or hammer used in the game of pall mall.

Mallnoun

(obsolete) The game of polo.

Mallnoun

(obsolete) An old game played with malls or mallets and balls; pall mall.

Mallverb

to beat with a mall, or mallet; to beat with something heavy; to bruise

Mallverb

to build up with the development of shopping malls

Mallverb

(informal) to shop at the mall

Mallnoun

a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

Mallnoun

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace;

a good plaza should have a movie housethey spent their weekends at the local malls