Plaisance is a French word, meaning pleasantness, derived from the Latin placentia 'acceptable things'.

The name Plaisance may refer to:


  • Plaisance of Antioch (1235–1261), sometimes also referred to as Plaisance of Cyprus or Plaisance of Poitiers

Locations in Europe

  • Neuilly-Plaisance, in the Seine-Saint-Denis partement in France
  • Plaisance, a district in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, France
  • Plaisance, Aveyron, in the Aveyron département in France
  • Plaisance, Dordogne, in the Dordogne département in France
  • Plaisance, Gers, in the Gers département in France
  • Plaisance, Vienne, in the Vienne département in France
  • Plaisance-du-Touch, in the Haute-Garonne département in France
  • Plasencia, Spain
  • Piacenza, Italy
  • Plaisance, Guernsey, Channel Islands

Locations in the Americas

  • Plaisance, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Plaisance, Nord, a town in the Nord Department of Haiti
  • Plaisance, Quebec, a village in Western Quebec
  • Plaisance-du-Sud, a town in the Nippes Department of Haiti
  • Plaisance, a town in St. Landry Parish of Louisiana
  • Midway Plaisance, a park in Chicago
  • Plaisance, a community in Guyana

Locations in Africa

  • Plaisance, Seychelles, an administrative district on the island of Mahé
  • Plaisance, Mauritius, the location of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Mauritius.

Other articles related to "plaisance":

Duchess Of Plaisance
... Sophie de Marbois-Lebrun, Duchess of Plaisance (Greek Δούκισσα της Πλακεντίας) (1785–1854) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ... Sophie married Charles-François Lebrun later duc de Plaisance, who along with Napoleon Bonaparte had served as one of three Consuls of France from 1799-1804 ... Kleanthis completed the Tower of the Duchess of Plaisance in 1841 and then set to work on Villa Illisia, which was completed in 1848 ...
Plaisance Of Antioch - Biography
... Their son, the infant Hugh II, became King of Cyprus with Plaisance as regent ... Plaisance re-married to Balian d'Ibelin, Lord of Arsuf, the son of Jean d'Ibelin, Lord of Arsuf, but they divorced and had the marriage annulled in 1258 ... In 1258, Plaisance's brother Bohemund VI of Antioch brought Hugh and Plaisance to Acre and demanded that they be recognized as King of Jerusalem and regent, respectively ...
Plaisance, Louisiana
... Plaisance is an unincorporated community in St ... It is the location of the Plaisance School, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places ... Ledoux Le Moyen Lewisburg Macland McClure Morrow Notelyville Pecaniere Petetin Plaisance Poplar Grove Pointe Claire Powell Ridge Prairie Ronde ...
Plaisance (Paris Métro)
... Plaisance is a station on line Line 13 of the Paris Métro in the 14th arrondissement ... The word "plaisance" is equivalent to the English "pleasance", that is a pleasure garden ... whose son subdivided it, creating the district of Plaisance between 1858 and 1860, which became one of the largest slums of Paris ...
Plaisance Arrondissement
... Plaisance (Creole Plezans) is an arrondissement in the Nord Department of Haiti ... Postal codes in the Plaisance Arrondissement start with the number 17 ... The arondissement consists of the following municipalities Plaisance Pilate ...