(1) A long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore
- A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town.
- The glacis of the counterscarp, or the slope of the parapet of the covered way toward the country.
- A grass plat; a lawn.
- Any clear, level space used for public walks or drives; esp., a terrace by the seaside.