embarcadero

[ em-bahr-kuh-dair-oh ]
/ ɛmˌbɑr kəˈdɛər oʊ /

noun, plural em·bar·ca·de·ros.

a pier, wharf, or landing place.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a waterfront section in San Francisco: piers and seafood restaurants.

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Origin of embarcadero

1840–50, Americanism; < American Spanish, Spanish: pier, docking place, equivalent to embarcad(o) past participle of embarcar to embark, launch + -ero < Latin -ārium -arium
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