Definition of passeggiata in English:


Line breaks: pas|seg¦giata
Pronunciation: /ˌpasɛˈdʒɑːtə

noun (plural passeggiate /-teɪ/)

  • (Especially in Italy or Italian-speaking areas) a leisurely walk or stroll, especially one taken in the evening for the purpose of socializing.
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    • Lucca is so laid back it soothes the senses on even the bleakest day, its inhabitants contriving to make the passeggiata (evening stroll) of other Italian towns seem almost dynamic.
    • Here, folks stop to ‘take a coffee’ in one of the town's many piazzas, or public squares, as well as chat with friends during the nightly passeggiata, or evening stroll.
    • The passeggiata, or evening stroll, is an exquisite ritual.



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