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Noun: promenade  ,pró-mu'neyd or ,pró-mu'naad
  1. A formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
    - prom [N. Amer]
     
  2. A public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
    - mall
     
  3. A square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
     
  4. A march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
     
  5. A leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
    - amble, saunter, stroll, perambulation
Verb: promenade  ,pró-mu'neyd or ,pró-mu'naad
  1. March in a procession
    "the veterans promenaded down the street";
    - parade, troop
     
  2. Take a leisurely walk
    "The ladies promenaded along the beach"

Derived forms: promenading, promenades, promenaded

Type of: ball, contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dance, country dancing, formal, march, marching, paseo, process, walk, walkway

Part of: ball, square dance, square dancing

Encyclopedia: Promenade