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Meaning of PROMENADE

Pronunciation:  `prâmu'neyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
  2. [n]  a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
  3. [n]  a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
  4. [n]  a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
  5. [n]  a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
  6. [v]  take a walk
  7. [v]  march in a procession

PROMENADE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: amble, mall, parade, perambulation, prom, ramble, saunter, stroll, stroll, troop
 See Also: ball, ball, contra danse, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance, esplanade, march, march, marching, paseo, process, square dance, square dancing, walk, walk, walk, walkabout, walkway



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Prom`e*nade"\, n. [F. (with a foreign suffix), from
    promener to lead, take for a walk, se promener to walk, from
    L. prominare to drive forward or along; pro forward + minare
    to drive animals. See {Amenable}, {Menace}.]
    1. A walk for pleasure, display, or exercise. --Burke.
    2. A place for walking; a public walk. --Bp. Montagu.
  2. \Prom`e*nade"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Promenaded}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Promenading}.]
    To walk for pleasure, display, or exercise.