The action has since shifted to the Peace Forest/Tayelet (the promenade that dramatically overlooks East Jerusalem).
“You should go and see the promenade in the early morning,” one local (who asked not to be named) urged me.
A few moments to preen and promenade for the cameras following months of planning and fitting, hours of hair and makeup.
1560s, "leisurely walk," from Middle French promenade (16c.), from se promener "go for a walk," from Late Latin prominare "to drive (animals) onward," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + minare "to drive (animals) with shouts," from minari "to threaten" (see menace (n.)).
Meaning "place for walking" is 1640s; specifically "walkway by the sea" late 18c.; British sense of "music hall favored by 'loose women and the simpletons who run after them'" is attested from 1863. Sense of "dance given by a school" is from 1887.
"to make a promenade," 1580s, from promenade (n.). Related: Promenaded; promenading.