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Definitions for promenade
ˌprɒm əˈneɪd, -ˈnɑdprom·e·nade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promenade, promnoun

    a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year

  2. promenade, mallnoun

    a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

  3. promenadenoun

    a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle

  4. promenadenoun

    a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance

  5. amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulationverb

    a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

  6. parade, troop, promenadeverb

    march in a procession

    "the veterans paraded down the street"

  7. promenadeverb

    take a leisurely walk

    "The ladies promenaded along the beach"


  1. promenadenoun

    A prom .

  2. promenadenoun

    A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise.

  3. promenadenoun

    A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.

  4. promenadeverb

    To walk.

  5. promenadeverb

    To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.

  6. Etymology: promenade, from promener.


  1. promenade

    An esplanade or promenade is a long, open, level area, usually next to a river or large body of water, where people may walk. The historical definition of esplanade was a large, open, level area outside fortress or city walls to provide clear fields of fire for the fortress's guns. In modern usage, the space allows the area to be paved as a pedestrian walk; esplanades are often on sea fronts and allow walking whatever the state of the tide, without having to walk on the beach.


  1. promenade

    A promenade is a designated pathway or area typically found in parks, gardens, or public spaces where people can leisurely stroll, walk, or engage in recreational activities. It is often designed to offer aesthetic appeal and provide a serene environment for individuals to enjoy nature, socialize, or simply relax. Promenades may also include features such as benches, ponds, fountains, or public art installations to enhance the overall experience.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Promenadenoun

    a walk for pleasure, display, or exercise

  2. Promenadenoun

    a place for walking; a public walk

  3. Promenadeverb

    to walk for pleasure, display, or exercise

  4. Etymology: [F. (with a foreign suffix), from promener to lead, take for a walk, se promener to walk, from L. prominare to drive forward or along; pro forward + minare to drive animals. See Amenable, Menace.]


  1. Promenade

    Promenade is The Divine Comedy's third album. It was released in 1994 on Setanta to much critical acclaim but little commercial success. It is a concept album about two lovers who spend a day at the seaside. The album's style is even more classical-sounding than its predecessor, Liberation. The string arrangements are reminiscent of the works of Michael Nyman, with whom The Divine Comedy would later collaborate. Neil once said that after attending one of Michael Nyman's shows he went up to the composer, handed him a copy of Promenade, and jokingly said, "You can sue me if you like." Years later Nyman said he did not remember the incident, but he said he felt more "flattered than ripped off." Promenade marked the first appearance of Joby Talbot in The Divine Comedy's history. He would go on to become the arranger for most of The Divine Comedy's work, even co-writing two Divine Comedy songs. Promenade is even more overtly literary than Liberation. It opens with a quote from Isaac Watts' hymn "Our God, Our Help in Ages Past" and ends with a quote from John Dryden's translation of one of Horace's odes. "The Booklovers" is a list of over seventy different authors.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Promenade

    prom-e-näd′, or -nād′, n. a walk for pleasure, show, or exercise: a place for walking.—v.i. to walk for amusement, show, or exercise.—n. Promenä′der.—Promenade concert, an entertainment in which the audience promenades or dances during the music. [Fr.,—from (se) promener, to walk—L. promināre, to drive forwards—pro, forward, mināre, to drive.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of promenade in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of promenade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of promenade in a Sentence

  1. Justice Minister Jean-Jacques Urvoas:

    No security operation would have stopped a madman from mowing down innocent people on a promenade.

  2. Hidezo Sato:

    Some people have suggested a barbecue area or a promenade.

  3. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    Police vehicles made reaching the Promenade des Anglais impossible, and it was via the pavement, and in a very violent manner, that this truck managed to get through and the driver to commit his crime.

  4. dejan stojanovic:

    The light teaches you to convert life into a festive promenade.

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