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esplanade

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Level walk or promenade laid out with planting by a river, lake, or seashore.

2 Glacis or open ground between a fortress and a town, or the glacis of...

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esplanade

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Level walk or promenade laid out with planting by a river, lake, or seashore.

2 Glacis or open ground between a fortress and a town, or the glacis of...

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esplanade

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈesplǝˌnäd; -ˌnād

n. an open, level space separating a fortress from a town.

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Esplanade

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Choreography: Paul Taylor. Music: Johann Sebastian Bach. Costumes: John Rawlings. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton. First performance: 1 March 1975, Lisner Auditorium, Washington D.C., Paul Taylor...

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esplanade

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 33 words.

1 Level walk or promenade laid out with planting by a river, lake, or seashore.

2 Glacis or open ground

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esplanade

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 32 words.

The pronunciation with final /-eɪd/ is judged by the main authorities to be more common than that with /-ɑːd/.

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esplanade

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

abrade, afraid, aid, aide, ambuscade, arcade, balustrade, barricade, Belgrade, blade, blockade, braid, brigade, brocade, cannonade, carronade, cascade, cavalcade,

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esplanade

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 144 words.

abrade, afraid, aid, aide, ambuscade, arcade, balustrade, barricade, Belgrade, blade, blockade, braid, brigade, brocade, cannonade, carronade, cascade, cavalcade,

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esplanade

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 19 words.

open level space. XVII. — F. — Sp. esplanada, f. esplanar :- L. explānāre flatten out, level; see EXPLAIN

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Esplanade

Angela Kane.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 870 words.

Choreography: Paul Taylor. Music: Johann Sebastian Bach. Costumes: John Rawlings. Lighting: Jennifer Tipton. First performance: 1

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esplanade

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 33 words.

1. Level walk or *promenade laid out with planting by a river, lake, or seashore.

2. *Glacis or

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