[pah-sey-oh; Spanish pah-se-aw]
- a slow, idle, or leisurely walk or stroll.
- a public place or path designed for walking; promenade.
- (especially in Spanish-speaking countries) a usually tree-lined thoroughfare; avenue.
Origin of paseo
Borrowed into English from Spanish around 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for paseo
Every family comes out to join in this evening custom which is called "paseo."Getting to know Spain
His house was two-storied, as were most of the houses in the Paseo.Poor Folk in Spain
We have been told of sea-baths, cut in the rock, near the Punta, at the foot of our Paseo.
As we are at breakfast, the troops pass by the Paseo, from the mass service.
Rose before six, and walked as usual, down the Paseo, to the sea baths.