a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation(verb)
a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
parade, troop, promenade(verb)
march in a procession
"the veterans paraded down the street"
take a leisurely walk
"The ladies promenaded along the beach"
A prom .
A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise.
A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.
To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.
Origin: promenade, from promener.
a walk for pleasure, display, or exercise
a place for walking; a public walk
to walk for pleasure, display, or exercise
Origin: [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.]
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
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.]
The numerical value of promenade in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of promenade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of promenade in a Sentence
Some people have suggested a barbecue area or a promenade.
The light teaches you to convert life into a festive promenade.
No security operation would have stopped a madman from mowing down innocent people on a promenade.
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.
Dear loved papa, I so much want to see you. I have just ended my lesson of arithmetic, I think that I succeeded well. We go to school of nurses, I am very happy there. Today it is raining and it is very humid. I am in Tatiana’s room with Olga and Tatiana. When you will see Boba, say to him that my hands itch me. I try to breed my own livestock of poetry of earth. Olga says that I smell poor, but it is not true. When you will come back, I shall wash myself in your tub. I hope that you did not forget the history which I told you during our promenade. I am sitting down and scratch my nose with the left hand. Olga wanted to slap me for it, but I avoided the hand. Be happy and in good health. I think extremely of you and embrace you tenderly.
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- promenâd, bwhwmanfaWelsh
- spazieren gehen, PromenadeGerman
- paseo, pasearSpanish
- promenoir, promenerFrench
- àite-spaistireachdScottish Gaelic
- sétány, promenád, sétál, korzózikHungarian
- шеталиште, корзо, шетаMacedonian
- gå tur, spasere, promenereNorwegian
- эспланада, променад, пешеходная улицаRussian
- melaspataveg, spatavegVolapük
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