What does "une “place” est un lieu" mean in French?

In French, "une “place” est un lieu" means: (as in: "Une “place” est un lieu où il y a souvent des marchés." (A square is a place where there are often markets.) )

a "square" is a place

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This is a phrase that is used in the GamesForLanguage French Language Game in the following scenes:

  • French 1, Level 2, Scene 4