verb (used without object)
to walk leisurely as inclination directs; ramble; saunter; take a walk: to stroll along the beach.
to wander or rove from place to place; roam: strolling troubadours.
verb (used with object)
to saunter along or through: to stroll the countryside.
a leisurely walk; ramble; saunter: a short stroll before supper.

1595–1605; of uncertain origin

1. stray, meander. 4. promenade. Unabridged
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stroll (strəʊl)
1.  to walk about in a leisurely manner
2.  (intr) to wander from place to place
3.  a leisurely walk
[C17: probably from dialect German strollen, of obscure origin; compare German Strolch tramp]

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Word Origin & History

c.1600, a cant word introduced from the Continent, probably from dialectal Ger. strollen, variant of Ger. strolchen "to stroll, loaf," from strolch "vagabond, vagrant," also "fortuneteller," perhaps from It. astrologo "astrologer." The noun is 1814, from the verb. Stroller "child's push-chair" is recorded
from 1920.
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Example sentences
But for a bot, a stroll along the beach-or in the desert-is no walk in the park.
But none of them have the time for a leisurely stroll through a science lab.
Stroll around the place-past luxury yachts and manicured gardens-and the
  impression is one of contented prosperity.
Click on the map below to see what a stroll will reveal.
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