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1 A place for walking or ‘promenading’, especially a paved public walk for social promenades.

2 Walk-way, often on obsolete (or on the site of) town fortifications, laid out, gravelled or paved, and shaded with trees, also called boulevard, an early form of public park.

3 Specially constructed walkway above a beach for recreational walks, as in numerous C19 seaside resorts.

Subjects: Architecture.

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