Definition of Esplanade

1. Noun. A long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore.

Generic synonyms: Mall, Promenade



Definition of Esplanade

1. n. A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town.

Definition of Esplanade

1. Noun. A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town. ¹

2. Noun. The glacis of the counterscarp, or the slope of the parapet of the covered way toward the country. ¹

3. Noun. A grass plat; a lawn. ¹

4. Noun. Any clear, level space used for public walks or drives; esp., a terrace by the seaside. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Esplanade

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Medical Definition of Esplanade

1. 1. A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town. The glacis of the counterscarp, or the slope of the parapet of the covered way toward the country. 2. A grass plat; a lawn. 3. Any clear, level space used for public walks or drives; especially, a terrace by the seaside. Origin: F. Esplanade, Sp. Esplanada, explanada, cf. It. Spianata; fr. Sp. Explanar to level, L. Explanare to flatten or spread out. See Explain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Esplanade

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espiegle
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espies
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espionage agent
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esplanade (current term)
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Literary usage of Esplanade

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1. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1905)
"The experience of camping in the esplanade was mentally impressive rather than ... The views from the salient corner of the esplanade next to the fault, ..."

2. Selections from Calcutta Gazettes: Showing the Political and Social by Walter Scott Seton-Karr (1865)
"... for work to be done on the esplanade, a corrected copy of it is now published— Fort William, Military Department, January 6, 1790. ..."

3. The City of the Sultan, And, Domestic Manners of the Turks in 1836 by Pardoe (Julia) (1837)
"Repetition — The esplanade — The Kiosk and the Pavilion—A Short Cut—Dense ... I have already mentioned that the esplanade of the Grand Armoury had been ..."

4. Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical by Christopher Wordsworth (1844)
"On the east of the same street is the Spianata, or esplanade, ... The esplanade is enlivened by reviews of three or four thousand English troops, and, ..."

5. Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical by Christopher Wordsworth (1844)
"The esplanade is enlivened by reviews of three or four thousand English troops, and, toward evening, is the resort of the Greek Priests of the neighbouring ..."

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