promenade

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EtymologyEdit

French promenade, from promener (to walk).

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Compare with tomato.

NounEdit

promenade (plural promenades)

  1. (formal) A prom (dance).
  2. A walk taken for pleasure, display, or exercise; a stroll.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burke to this entry?)
  3. A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise.
    • 1900, Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams, Avon Books, (translated by James Strachey) pg. 235:
      The present dream in particular scarcely left any room for doubt, since the place where my patient fell was the Graben, a part of Vienna notorious as a promenade for prostitutes.
  4. A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.

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promenade (third-person singular simple present promenades, present participle promenading, simple past and past participle promenaded)

  1. To walk.
  2. To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.

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promenade f (plural promenades)

  1. walk; stroll (walk for enjoyment)
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