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piano nobile

[pyah-naw naw-bee-le] /ˈpyɑ nɔ ˈnɔ bi lɛ/
plural piani nobili
[pyah-nee naw-bee-lee] /ˈpyɑ ni ˈnɔ bi li/ (Show IPA).
Italian.
1.
the principal story of a large building, as of a palace or villa.
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piano nobile

/ˈpjɑːnəʊ ˈnəʊbɪlɪ/
noun
1.
(architect) the main floor of a large house, containing the reception rooms: usually of lofty proportions
Word Origin
Italian: great floor
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