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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore.

Usage examples (37)
  • The citadel is well placed, and the esplanade is a pretty walk.
  • The wall of the esplanade was a continued series of pointed arches, with a handsome frieze above it.
  • The best point of view is, I think, from the esplanade, which is distant some five minutes 'walk from the hotels.
  • The village is most picturesquely grouped on a kind of esplanade, and runs along at about sixty feet from the river. for more
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