al fresco


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al·fres·co

or al fres·co  (ăl-frĕs′kō)
adv.
In the fresh air; outdoors: dining alfresco.
adj.
Taking place outdoors; outdoor: an alfresco conference.

[Italian al fresco, in the fresh (air) : al, in the (a, to, in from Latin ad; see ad- + il, the, from Latin ille; see al- in Indo-European roots) + fresco, fresh.]

al fresco

- Implies the presence of some nearby structure (one does not hike al fresco).
See also related terms for presence.

al fresco

An Italian phrase meaning in the cool, used to mean done in the open air.
References in classic literature ?
It is only in accordance with general principles of human nature that the "bloofer lady" should be the popular role at these al fresco performances.
Spectacular sea views across the Gulf of Aqaba and an atmospheric al fresco setting, contribute to Red Sea Grill being a top choice for dinner on Jordan's Red Sea shores.
EVENING When the sun sets and the city is cooler I love dining al fresco.
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based manufacturer of the al fresco all natural brand, best known for its gourmet chicken sausage, has released two chicken bacon products in the line, al frescos uncured ready-to-cook and uncured ready-to-eat chicken bacon have 70 percent less fat than cooked pork bacon according to USDA data.
al desco al fresco sees entire offices moved out into the street so we can catch those rare sunny days in full.
WATCH Fantastic Mr Fox on his adventure, al fresco on a blow-up cinema screen.
Get away from it all and enjoy a spot of lunch al fresco, with options to eat out in Huddersfield town centre or enjoy your sandwiches in a scenic spot.
Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, one of Abu Dhabi s premier choices for al fresco gourmet experiences, is celebrating the winter season with a series of special promotions across six outlets.
A different sense of Italian fresco as a noun, "fresh air," appears in the phrase al fresco, "outdoors," borrowed into English as alfresco, and used particularly in the context of dining outdoors.
In keeping with the countryside ambiance, an al fresco section has an open rooftop that welcomes the natural sunlight and the cool air.
Lovely too if the weather is good enough to enjoy some al fresco refreshments.