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prom·e·nade

 (prŏm′ə-nād′, -näd′)
n.
1.
a. A leisurely walk, especially one taken in a public place as a social activity.
b. A public place for such walking.
2.
a. A formal dance; a ball.
b. A march of all the guests at the opening of a ball.
3. A square-dance figure in which couples march counterclockwise in a circle.
4. In ballet, a slow supported turn on one foot.
v. prom·e·nad·ed, prom·e·nad·ing, prom·e·nades
v.intr.
1. To go on a leisurely walk.
2. To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.
v.tr.
1. To take a promenade along or through: "[The] young women ... promenaded the streets in the cool of evening" (Charles Dickens).
2. To take or display on or as if on a promenade: promenade a friend; promenade one's charms.

[French, from promener, to take for a walk, from Latin prōmināre, to drive forward : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + mināre, to drive with shouts (from minārī, to threaten, from minae, threats; see men- in Indo-European roots).]

prom′e·nad′er n.
Translations

promenader

n
(= walker)Spaziergänger(in) m(f)
(Brit: in concert) → Stehplatzbesucher(in) m(f); PromenaderBesucher(in) m(f)der Londoner Prom-Konzerte

promenader

[ˌprɒmɪˈnɑːdəʳ] n (Brit) (Mus) → spettatore/trice (di un concerto)
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