Alameda Definition

ălə-mēdə, -mā-
noun
A tree-shaded promenade or public park.
American Heritage
In the Southwest, a walk shaded as by alamos.
Webster's New World
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proper name
City on an island in San Francisco Bay, Calif.
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other
A city of northern California mainly on an island in San Francisco Bay near Oakland. It grew as a shipbuilding center and port of entry.
American Heritage
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Origin of Alameda

  • Spanish from álamo poplar, alamo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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