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Promenade and Prom Definitions

Promenade

A leisurely walk, especially one taken in a public place as a social activity.

Prom

A kind of read-only memory whose contents can be set after manufacture, but only once.

Promenade

A public place for such walking.

Prom

A formal dance held for a high-school or college class typically at or near the end of the academic year.

Promenade

A formal dance; a ball.
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Prom

(British) A promenade concert.

Promenade

A march of all the guests at the opening of a ball.

Prom

A promenade.

Promenade

A square-dance figure in which couples march counterclockwise in a circle.

Prom

(US) A formal ball held at a high school or college on special occasions; e.g,. near the end of the academic year.
Would you like to be my prom date?
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Promenade

In ballet, a slow supported turn on one foot.

Prom

A formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year

Promenade

To go on a leisurely walk.

Promenade

To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.

Promenade

To take a promenade along or through
"[The] young women ... promenaded the streets in the cool of evening" (Charles Dickens).
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Promenade

To take or display on or as if on a promenade
Promenade a friend.
Promenade one's charms.

Promenade

(formal) A prom dance.

Promenade

A walk taken for pleasure, display, or exercise; a stroll.

Promenade

A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise, especially a terrace by the seaside.

Promenade

A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.

Promenade

To walk for amusement, show, or exercise.

Promenade

To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.

Promenade

A walk for pleasure, display, or exercise.

Promenade

A place for walking; a public walk.

Promenade

To walk for pleasure, display, or exercise.

Promenade

A formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year

Promenade

A public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

Promenade

A square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle

Promenade

A march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance

Promenade

A leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Promenade

March in a procession;
The veterans paraded down the street

Promenade

Take a leisurely walk;
The ladies promenaded along the beach

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