14 October 2004

esplanade · Word for the Day, Thursday 14 October 2004

esplanade · 'es-pl&-"nahd, "es-pl&-' also -'nEId or -"nEId · noun
: a level open stretch of paved or grassy ground; especially : one designed for walking or driving along a shore
Etymology: Middle French, from Italian spianata, from spianare to level, from Latin explanare, also source of explain

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