I. verb (-naded; -nading) Etymology: 2promenade Date: 1588 intransitive verb 1. to take or go on a promenade 2. to perform a promenade in a dance transitive verb to walk about in or on • promenader noun II. noun Etymology: French, from promener to take for a walk, from Middle French, alteration of Old French pourmener, from pour- completely (from Latin pro-) + mener to lead — more at pro-, amenable Date: 1648 1. a place for strolling 2. a leisurely walk or ride especially in a public place for pleasure or display 3. a. a ceremonious opening of a formal ball consisting of a grand march of all the guests b. a figure in a square dance in which couples move counterclockwise in a circle

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