American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A slow, easy stroll or walk outdoors.
- n. The street, series of streets, or walkway along which such a walk is taken.
- n. In bullfighting, the formal procession into the ring of the players, including the matadors, banderilleros, and horses, that occurs just before the first bull is fought.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pasear.
- n. a path set aside for walking
- From Spanish paseo. (Wiktionary)
- Spanish, from pasear, to take a stroll, frequentative of pasar, to go, pass; see pase. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This paseo is the fashionable promenade and drive from five to seven P.M. every day, and specially on Sunday afternoon.”
“We will be having our monthly "paseo" this second Sunday (December 10) starting at 9AM, leaving from the Parque Júarez in front of the Palacio Municipal.”
“The "paseo" meets at 9 AM at the Parque Juarez in downtown Xalapa and will last about 2 hours.”
“On Sunday evenings, the plaza is transformed into a scene of intense social activity as the townspeople gather to participate in the weekly "paseo" in which young ladies, elegantly attired, walk clockwise around the central bandstand, whilst young men walk in the opposite direction.”
“The few days spent in Havana were pleasantly passed in sight-seeing; the afternoons being devoted to a ride upon the "paseo," and the evenings closed by a visit to the noted "Dominica" the principal café of the city.”
“Julia that they should take a 'paseo' in the garden the elder lady made no objection.”
“We took a pretty long 'paseo' (walk / stroll) on our way to the Picasso Museum of Barcelona.”
“The moon over Miami was crescent, a warm breeze ruffled multi-lighted coconut palm fronds, dogs with hats yapped under the tables and around splashing fountains, long-legged Latinas and buff fellas, tourists and druggies and varied genders preened in an endless paseo.”
“In Spain the stroll – or paseo as they call it in these parts – is something of an institution.”
“On sultry summer evenings the royal parks might host a paseo, a parade of the fashionable and nubile as presently performed "by smartly dressed families and keen youth" in southern Europe.”
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