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paseo

[ pah-sey-oh; Spanish pah-se-aw ]
/ pɑˈseɪ oʊ; Spanish pɑˈsɛ ɔ /
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noun, plural pa·se·os [pah-sey-ohz; Spanish pah-se-aws]. /pɑˈseɪ oʊz; Spanish pɑˈsɛ ɔs/.
(especially in Spanish-speaking countries)
  1. a slow, idle, or leisurely walk or stroll.
  2. a public place or path designed for walking; promenade.
  3. a usually tree-lined thoroughfare; avenue.
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Origin of paseo

First recorded in 1825–35; borrowed from Spanish: noun derivative of the verb pasear “take a walk,” itself a derivative of pasar “to come past, go past,” from an assumed Vulgar Latin verb passāre “to pass, go on, extend,” from Latin passus, the past participle of pandere; see origin at pace1
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