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.
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However others decided to dine al fresco - and scoffed their chips while crouched in doorways to protect themselves from the rain.
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