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An open-air upper deck on a passenger ship on which passengers may walk.
- ‘Well, I was sent to find what was keeping Miss Phillips from the promenade deck.’
- ‘All passengers proceed immediately to the promenade deck where you will be issued life-preservers.’
- ‘The disco proves so popular on some cruises that it is often still open as the first of the early-risers get ready for their three-laps-to-the-mile stroll around the promenade deck.’
- ‘He took a long drag off of his cigarette and glanced up toward the first class promenade deck.’
- ‘Cal watched as Rose came into the promenade deck, obviously not quite awake yet.’
- ‘Onboard facilities include a coffee bar, café, bar, children's playroom and promenade deck.’
- ‘Luke walked out of the room and onto my promenade deck.’
- ‘Below, the huge promenade deck ended and the now-familiar stairway curved down onto the foredeck.’
- ‘Some of these are really extraordinary, including a dining-room stained-glass window, the promenade deck and even a first-class cabin with a cabinet and water-glass intact.’
- ‘Outside, back on the main promenade deck, on the port side of the Lucy, we saw two sets of skylights on the deck near the aft of the ship.’
- ‘Dev gazed around the crowded promenade deck, seeing faces of friends and colleagues she'd known for years, people who'd served under her since she'd first been commissioned as captain.’
- ‘This was one of the two sites aboard the ship with a promenade deck of its own.’
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