What does the word esplanade mean?

Usage examples for esplanade

  1. Master Tom, not being averse to renewing his flirtation with Miss Carry and her sister, notwithstanding his being enthralled by Lizzie, determined to pay a call at the Inskip's little cottage, on the Bigton esplanade, a morning or two after, and proposed to Markworth that he should accompany himself and Pringle. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  2. Meantime after we have had breakfast you can walk along this esplanade, and see something of the place. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. But, on the seventh day, learning that there was to be a meet and that a carriage had been sent to Aumale Station in the morning, Lupin took up his post in a cluster of box and laurels which surrounded the little esplanade in front of the gate. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
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