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es·pla·nade

 (ĕs′plə-näd′, -nād′)
n.
A flat open stretch of pavement or grass, especially one designed as a promenade along a shore.

[French, from Italian spianata, from spianare, to level, from Latin explānāre, to make plain; see explain.]

esplanade

(ˌɛspləˈneɪd; -ˈnɑːd)
n
1. a long open level stretch of ground for walking along, esp beside the seashore. Compare promenade1
2. (Fortifications) an open area in front of a fortified place, in which attackers are exposed to the defenders' fire
[C17: from French, from Old Italian spianata, from spianare to make level, from Latin explānāre; see explain]

es•pla•nade

(ˈɛs pləˌnɑd, -ˌneɪd, ˌɛs pləˈnɑd, -ˈneɪd)

n.
an open level space, esp. one serving for public walks or drives along a shore.
[1675–85; < French < Italian spianata, < Latin explānāre to level]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.esplanade - a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashoreesplanade - a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore
mall, promenade - a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
Translations
رَحْبَه، مَيْدان
esplanadepromenade
EsplanadePromenade
opiî svæîi á jafnsléttu
aikštelė
esplanādepastaigu vieta
esplanáda
gezinti yolu

esplanade

[ˌespləˈneɪd] Npaseo m marítimo (Mil) → explanada f

esplanade

[ˌɛspləˈneɪd] nesplanade f

esplanade

n(Strand)promenade f

esplanade

[ˌɛspləˈneɪd] nlungomare m

esplanade

(espləˈneid) noun
a level space for walking or driving especially at the seaside. Our hotel is on the esplanade and overlooks the sea.
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