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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [al-uh-mey-duh]
    • /ˌæl əˈmeɪ də/
    • /ˌæ.lə.ˈmiː.də/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [al-uh-mey-duh]
    • /ˌæl əˈmeɪ də/

Definitions of alameda word

  • noun alameda a public walk or promenade lined with trees, often poplars 3
  • noun alameda city on an island in San Francisco Bay, Calif.: pop. 72,000 3
  • noun alameda in the Southwest, a walk shaded as by alamos 3
  • noun alameda a city in W California. 1
  • noun alameda (in Spain and Spanish-speaking regions) a public walkway or promenade shaded with trees. 1

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Origin of alameda

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
1790-1800; < Spanish, equivalent to álam(o) poplar (see alamo) + -eda < Latin -ētum suffix denoting a grove or stand of trees

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Parts of speech for Alameda


alameda popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

alameda usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for alameda

noun alameda

  • boulevard — A boulevard is a wide street in a city, usually with trees along each side.
  • parade — a large public procession, usually including a marching band and often of a festive nature, held in honor of an anniversary, person, event, etc.
  • walk — to advance or travel on foot at a moderate speed or pace; proceed by steps; move by advancing the feet alternately so that there is always one foot on the ground in bipedal locomotion and two or more feet on the ground in quadrupedal locomotion.
  • boardwalk — A boardwalk is a path made of wooden boards, especially one along a beach.
  • promenade — a stroll or walk, especially in a public place, as for pleasure or display.

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