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Word of the Day 05/24/19 Alameda

Alameda (noun)
alameda [ al-uh-mey-duh ]


noun
1. Chiefly Southwestern U.S. a public walk shaded with trees.
2. (in Latin America) a boulevard, park, or public garden having such a walk.

RELATED WORDS
boulevard, parade, esplanade, walk, boardwalk

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Origin: 1790–1800; < Spanish, equivalent to álam(o) poplar (see alamo) + -eda < Latin -ētum suffix denoting a grove or stand of trees

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