esplanade

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

1590s, from French esplanade (clear, level space), from Spanish esplanada (explanada), form of esplanar (to flatten, to make level), from Latin explānāre, from which English explain; see also plain (level area, to flatten), and Italian spianata, from spianare.[1]

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Noun[edit]

esplanade (plural esplanades)

  1. A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town.
  2. The glacis of the counterscarp, or the slope of the parapet of the covered way toward the country.
  3. A grass plat; a lawn.
  4. Any clear, level space used for public walks or drives; especially, a terrace by the seaside.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “esplanade”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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French esplanade

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esplanade c (singular definite esplanaden, plural indefinite esplanader)

  1. esplanade

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French[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɛs.pla.nad/
  • (file)

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esplanade f (plural esplanades)

  1. esplanade, plaza, square, piazza

Descendants[edit]

  • English: esplanade
  • German: Esplanade

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