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Topic: ROADS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: Italian spianata, from spianare 'to make level', from Latin explanare; EXPLAIN

esplanade

noun
     
es‧pla‧nade [countable]
especially British EnglishTTR a wide street next to the sea in a town
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