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promenade

1. a marchlike step in dancing
2. a marching sequence in a square or country dance
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Promenade

A suitable place for walking for pleasure, as in a mall or pedestrian way.
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promenade

A suitable place for walking for pleasure, as a mall.
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For a quartermaster had entered the wheelhouse, and even while we had been speaking the pilot had taken possession of the bridge; as we descended, the tender left us with flying handkerchiefs and shrill good-bys; and as we bowed to Miss Werner on the promenade deck, there came a deep, slow throbbing underfoot, and our voyage had begun.
It was after dinner on the promenade deck, and as Raffles spoke he glanced sharply fore and aft, leaving me next moment with a step full of purpose.
She had, however, but a limited supply of cabins on the promenade deck, and there was just that excuse for my sharing Raffles's room.
Within a minute from his entrance on the scene the poodles and the Irish terrier had vanished; the dog of doubtful breed was moving off up the hill, yelping, with the dispatch of one who remembers an important appointment, and Bill, miraculously calmed, was seated in the centre of the Promenade, licking honourable wounds.
When, on the following evening, Ruth returned from the stroll on the Promenade which she always took after leaving the mont-de-piete , with a feeling of irritation towards things in general, this feeling was not diminished by the sight of Mr Vince, very much at his ease, standing against the mantelpiece of the tiny parlour.
"The boys came up on the promenade deck, clustering close to the rail and worshiping Miss Caruthers who had flung them such a wealth of backsheesh.
Meanwhile, work on a new rear wall is nearly complete and a few finishing touches are to be made before the overall project comes to an end, including new seating on the upper and lower promenades and new street lighting on the upper section.
"Our ambition is to deliver a high quality and distinctive finish right along the Central and Northern promenades and we'll continue to talk with our residents, visitors and businesses over the coming months about how we can achieve that."
The members found that cyclists are "very aware" of pedestrians and other users on Promenades, they slow down and there are few collisions.
Local resident Sarah Dodgson, a member of the Pride In Our Promenades panel set up by Wirral council, said: "We put forward some suggestions.
THE EVOLUTION OF THE EUROPEAN SPA DURING THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY GAVE RISE TO ARCHITECTURE BASED ON A RICH AND DELIGHTFUL PANOPLY OF BATH HOUSES, CASINOS, PROMENADES, PARKS AND GRAND HOTELS.