alameda

[al-uh-mey-duh]
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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.

Origin of alameda

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

Alameda

[al-uh-mee-duh, -mey-]
noun
  1. a city in W California.
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Related Words for alameda

boulevard, parade, esplanade, walk, boardwalk, alameda

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British Dictionary definitions for alameda

alameda

noun
  1. mainly Southwestern US a public walk or promenade lined with trees, often poplars
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