Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIS PLACE

"You must not come on dis place," he cried, with a strong French-Canadian accent.

"I dunno as dis place looks as good to me as it did," he remarked.

I'm gwine ter tell you, 'kase you is er stranger in dis place en' orter know.

“Dis place for house,” said Maximus, pausing near a smooth, level part of the lake.

If one of dem freshies got injuries in dis place so bad it might git out, an' dat would fix me.

Our massa allus say, 'Boys, you hears dat mis'ry and we don't want no sich on dis place and it am up to you.'

I lay ef I go up dar en set de dogs on 'im, he'll stop sneakin' 'roun' dis place.

A long time ago I came to live wid my daughter Emma here at dis place, but my wife just died last year.

Next year us moved to dis place, he own it then but Marster Arthur Owens owns it now.

But cotton and corn was what dey planted most of all; 4,000 acres I think dey tell me was on dis place.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French desplacer (15c.), from des- (see dis-) + placer "to place." Related: Displaced; displacing. Displaced person "refugee" is from 1944.