Etymology
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promenade (n.)

1560s, "a leisurely walk, a walk for pleasure or display," from French promenade "a walking, a public walk" (16c.), from se promener "go for a walk," from Late Latin prominare "to drive (animals) onward," from pro "forth" (see pro-) + minare "to drive (animals) with shouts," from minari "to threaten" (see menace (n.)).

Meaning "place for walking" is from 1640s; specifically "walkway by the sea" (from late 18c.); British sense of "music hall favored by 'loose women and the simpletons who run after them' " [The Observer, Jan. 18, 1863, in reference to the Alhambra in Leicester Square] is attested from 1863. Sense of "a dance given by or at a school" is from 1887.

promenade (v.)

"to make a promenade; walk about for amusement, display, or exercise," 1580s, from promenade (n.). Related: Promenaded; promenading.

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Definitions of promenade
1
promenade (n.)
a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year;
Synonyms: prom
promenade (n.)
a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk;
Synonyms: mall
promenade (n.)
a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle;
promenade (n.)
a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance;
promenade (n.)
a leisurely walk (usually in some public place);
2
promenade (v.)
march in a procession;
Synonyms: parade / troop
promenade (v.)
take a leisurely walk;
The ladies promenaded along the beach
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