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prom definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year [syn: promenade, prom]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: short for promenade Date: 1894 1. a formal dance given by a high school or college class 2. British promenade 2 II. abbreviation promontory

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. colloq. 1 Brit. = PROMENADE n. 1a. 2 Brit. = promenade concert. 3 US = PROMENADE n. 3. Etymology: abbr.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(proms) Note: The spelling 'Prom' is usually used for meaning 3. 1. A prom is a formal dance at a school or college which is usually held at the end of the academic year. (AM) I didn't want to go to the prom with Craig. N-COUNT 2. The prom is the road by the sea where people go for a walk. (BRIT) = promenade N-SING: usu the N 3. The Proms are a series of concerts of mainly classical music that are held each year in London and some other cities. There is usually an area at these concerts where people stand, as well as seats. (mainly BRIT) N-PLURAL: also N n

Moby Thesaurus

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