Main definitions of alameda in US English:

: alameda1Alameda2

alameda1

noun

  • (in Spain and Spanish-speaking regions) a public walkway or promenade shaded with trees.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘‘A brass band played a languid waltz under the alameda of blossoming matarratón trees,’ he says at one point.’
    esplanade, front, seafront, parade, walk, boulevard, avenue, walkway, mall
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Origin

Late 18th century: Spanish.

Pronunciation

alameda

/ˌaləˈmādə/

Main definitions of alameda in US English:

: alameda1Alameda2

Alameda2

proper noun

  • A port city in north central California, on San Francisco Bay, just southwest of Oakland; population 70,580 (est. 2008).

Pronunciation

Alameda

/-ˈmādə/