(In Spain and Spanish-speaking areas) a public walkway or promenade, shaded with trees.
- ‘A brass band played a languid waltz under the alameda of blossoming matarratón trees,’ he says at one point.
- In Bogotá, Hook says, Penalosa took him on a helicopter ride to tour the bike highways, called alamedas.
- Other alamedas of special interest are El Tunal, located in the neighborhood by the same name; Santa Fe 1 and 2 sections connecting South Highway and Centenario Avenue to connect Centenario Avenue and Americas Avenue, Bosa Laureles and Arborizadora Alta.
Late 18th century: Spanish.
Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of alameda in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan