outdoors; in the open air: to dine alfresco.
outdoor: an alfresco café.
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How to use alfresco in a sentence
As with outdoor movies, alfresco concerts are finally returning to the cultural landscape.Where to find free outdoor concerts in the D.C. area | Fritz Hahn | July 23, 2021 | Washington Post
After a year in which many people chose the relative safety of drive-in movies, alfresco film screenings are making a comeback around the region.
Since the early 19th century, the region has drawn artists — from renowned landscape artist Thomas Cole to realist painter Edward Hopper — and is now dotted with an awe-inspiring collection of alfresco art parks.The Hudson Valley’s outdoor art parks make for an alluring pandemic destination | Nevin Martell | April 23, 2021 | Washington Post
This being spring, waiters in red jackets with gold buttons dart in and out of the kitchen to ferry drinks from the bar and dishes from the kitchen to those of us wishing to dine alfresco.L’Auberge Chez Francois is ready for its close-up, yet again | Tom Sietsema | April 9, 2021 | Washington Post
The expansive alfresco patio experience incorporates a dozen six-person cozy heated plastic igloos, and a handful of picnic tables set around propane heaters for a total capacity of more than 100 socially distant diners.
Recently, during a particularly cold night, one elderly inmate died in his alfresco bunk.Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Send Armed Posses to Protect Schools | Terry Greene Sterling | January 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pearce credits himself for conceiving of Tent City, an alfresco jail complex that is one of several Maricopa County jails.
While it was being repaired, we consumed an alfresco breakfast by the side of the road; very enjoyable.A Camera Actress in the Wilds of Togoland | Meg Gehrts
As the evenings lengthened we used to find alfresco coffee-parties being held in a corner of Peck.Sonia Between two Worlds | Stephen McKenna
It was meant to be a picnic de luxe, but fate was kind to us, and it turned out very alfresco indeed.The Love Affairs of Pixie | Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
Everything had been remembered - even the salt, and the knives and forks, which are usually forgotten at alfresco entertainments.The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Vols. I to III | Cuthbert Bede
In the next scene the Princess Ida and the students are seen at an alfresco luncheon.The Secrets of a Savoyard | Henry A. Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for alfresco
in the open air
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