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promenade

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verb prom·e·nade \ˌprä-mə-ˈnād, -ˈnäd\

Definition of promenade

promenaded

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promenading

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to take or go on a promenade

  3. 2 :  to perform a promenade in a dance

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to walk about in or on

promenader

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Examples of promenade in a Sentence

  1. They promenaded along the beach.

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Origin and Etymology of promenade

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promenade

noun prom·e·nade

Definition of promenade

  1. 1 :  a place for strolling

  2. 2 :  a leisurely walk or ride especially in a public place for pleasure or display

  3. 3a :  a ceremonious opening of a formal ball consisting of a grand march of all the guestsb :  a figure in a square dance in which couples move counterclockwise in a circle

Examples of promenade in a Sentence

  1. They went for a promenade around town.

  2. a beautifully landscaped park with a wide promenade along the riverside

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Origin and Etymology of promenade

French, from promener to take for a walk, from Middle French, alteration of Old French pourmener, from pour- completely (from Latin pro-) + mener to lead — more at pro-, amenable

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PROMENADE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of promenade for English Language Learners

  • : to walk in a public place for pleasure

promenade

noun

Definition of promenade for English Language Learners

  • : a public place for walking especially along a beach

  • : a walk taken in a public place for pleasure


PROMENADE Defined for Kids

promenade

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noun prom·e·nade \ˌprä-mə-ˈnād, -ˈnäd\

Definition of promenade for Students

  1. 1 :  a walk or ride for pleasure or to be seen

  2. 2 :  a place for walking



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