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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pleas·ance /ˈplɛzṇ(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pleas·ance n.
 1. Pleasure; merriment; gayety; delight; kindness. [Archaic] --Shak. “Full great pleasance.” --Chaucer. “A realm of pleasance.” --Tennyson.
 2. A secluded part of a garden. [Archaic]
    The pleasances of old Elizabethan houses.   --Ruskin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a pleasant and secluded part of a garden; usually attached
           to a mansion
      2: a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people
         desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure"
         [syn: pleasure] [ant: pain]