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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To walk for amusement or exercise. Also: A public place for a walk, as an avenue or the deck of a ship.

Usage examples (35)
  • They walked along the promenade of the ship for exercise each day they were on board.
  • The development of the waterfront promenade is a central feature of the plan but full details have not been made public.
  • At Rio's Leblon beach, the promenade is cluttered with placards showing larger than life pictures of politicians with very sincere faces.
  • Walney promenade, which is badly in need of major reconstruction. for more
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  • They might promenade (long a in the second syllable) along the promenade (short o sound in the second syllable). There are two pronunciations for this word.
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