Esplanade

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Esplanade

A flat open space used as a walkway.

esplanade

A level open space for walking or driving, often providing a view.
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Don Quixote took a fancy to stroll about the city quietly and on foot, for he feared that if he went on horseback the boys would follow him; so he and Sancho and two servants that Don Antonio gave him set out for a walk.
He would stroll round the precincts of the court and call out: "I say, listen to this, Lucy.
One evening he had left the house of a brother whom he was visiting, for a stroll in the country.
And to this day, in any town, city, or village, in which I, in my middle age, find myself, I look on with the eye trained of old experience, and watch the sweet innocent game played by the strolling boys and girls who just must stroll when the spring and summer evenings call.
But when we paired off to stroll along boy and girl together, I noted that Louis had invariably picked the good-looker and left to me the little lame sister.
My purpose was to stroll into the shade for a moment; but no sooner within than it seemed to me I had stepped into a gloomy circle of some Inferno.
Sunshine and blue sky, a salt breeze flavoured just a little with that lavender, and a stroll through my spring gardens, where my hyacinths are like a field of purple and gold, a mantle of jewels upon the brown earth.
No, it's too hot; better stroll about the garden and have a row in the boat, show Darya Alexandrovna the river banks.
I determined to stroll home in the purer air by the most roundabout way I could take; to follow the white winding paths across the lonely heath; and to approach London through its most open suburb by striking into the Finchley Road, and so getting back, in the cool of the new morning, by the western side of the Regent's Park.
I do it thus: I stroll out after dark, stroll a little way, look in at a window and furtively look out for the schoolmaster.
Horseshoe Bay Resort to host annual wine festival featuring El Ochete, live in concert, plus Celebrity Chef cooking demonstrations by Roshni Gurnani, Cutter Brewer and Jay Ducote, sommelier wine tasting sessions, a wine and food stroll featuring vineyards and chefs from the Texas Hill Country
com)-- Brooklyn real estate attorney Robert Howe interviewed New York State Senator Martin Golden on the eve of the first night of the 2015 Summer Stroll in Brooklyn, NY.