paseo definition by Webster's New World
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- a leisurely walk, esp. in the evening; stroll
- a street or plaza for strolling
- the parade of bullfighters into the arena before bullfights
Origin: Spanish ; from pasear, to walk ; from paso, a step ; from Classical Latin passus: see pace
paseo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. pa·se·os
- A slow, easy stroll or walk outdoors.
- The street, series of streets, or walkway along which such a walk is taken.
- In bullfighting, the formal procession into the ring of the players, including the matadors, banderilleros, and horses, that occurs just before the first bull is fought.
Origin: Spanish, from pasear, to take a stroll, frequentative of pasar, to go, pass; see pase.