boardwalk

[ bawrd-wawk, bohrd- ]
/ ˈbɔrdˌwɔk, ˈboʊrd- /

noun

a promenade made of wooden boards, usually along a beach or shore.
any walk made of boards or planks.

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Origin of boardwalk

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; board + walk
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British Dictionary definitions for boardwalk

boardwalk
/ (ˈbɔːdˌwɔːk) /

noun

US and Canadian a promenade, esp along a beach, usually made of planks
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