Origin of esplanadeFrench from Italian spianata from spianare, to level from Classical Latin explanare, to level: see explain
a level, open space of ground, esp. one serving as a public walk or roadway, often along a shore
A flat open stretch of pavement or grass, especially one designed as a promenade along a shore.
Origin of esplanadeFrench from Italian spianata from spianare to level from Latin explānāre to make plain ; see explain .
- The river esplanade, 2 m.
- The esplanade and the public park are finely laid out; and portions of the sea are fenced in to protect bathers.
- It possesses assembly rooms, a literary and scientific institution, an esplanade, a pier and extensive recreation grounds.
- Near the principal entrance to the esplanade stands Argyll's Lodging, erected about 1630 by the 1st earl of Stirling.
- An esplanade faces the sea along nearly the entire front of the town, and is lined with hotels, shops and dwelling-houses.