embarcadero
[ em-bahr-kuh-dair-oh ]
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Origin + Etymology
1846; Spanishfrom Spanish embarcado, past participle of embarcar to embark, from em- (from Latin in-) + barca bark, from Late Latin
Synonyms
  • dam
  • dock
  • jetty
  • pier
  • promenade
  • wharf
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
a pier, wharf, or landing place
Example
A) We took in the sunset views from the embarcadero. B) The San Francisco embarcadero is lined with restaurants, shops, and tourist attractions.
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