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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 in a public place
    "the veterans promenaded down the street";
    - parade, troop
  2. Take a leisurely walk
    "The ladies promenaded along the beach"

Derived forms: promenaded, promenading, promenades

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

Part of: square dance, square dancing

Encyclopedia: Promenade