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paseo

[pah-sey-oh; Spanish pah-se-aw] /pɑˈseɪ oʊ; Spanish pɑˈsɛ ɔ/
noun, plural paseos
[pah-sey-ohz; Spanish pah-se-aws] /pɑˈseɪ oʊz; Spanish pɑˈsɛ ɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a slow, idle, or leisurely walk or stroll.
2.
a public place or path designed for walking; promenade.
3.
(especially in Spanish-speaking countries) a usually tree-lined thoroughfare; avenue.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Spanish
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Examples for paseo
  • On the promenade above the beach people step to the dance of the paseo.

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