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adjective as in outside

noun as in open air

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As with outdoor movies, alfresco concerts are finally returning to the cultural landscape.

After a year in which many people chose the relative safety of drive-in movies, alfresco film screenings are making a comeback around the region.

Since the early 19th century, the region has drawn artists — from renowned landscape artist Thomas Cole to realist painter Edward Hopper — and is now dotted with an awe-inspiring collection of alfresco art parks.

This being spring, waiters in red jackets with gold buttons dart in and out of the kitchen to ferry drinks from the bar and dishes from the kitchen to those of us wishing to dine alfresco.

The expansive alfresco patio experience incorporates a dozen six-person cozy heated plastic igloos, and a handful of picnic tables set around propane heaters for a total capacity of more than 100 socially distant diners.

Recently, during a particularly cold night, one elderly inmate died in his alfresco bunk.

Pearce credits himself for conceiving of Tent City, an alfresco jail complex that is one of several Maricopa County jails.

While it was being repaired, we consumed an alfresco breakfast by the side of the road; very enjoyable.

As the evenings lengthened we used to find alfresco coffee-parties being held in a corner of Peck.

It was meant to be a picnic de luxe, but fate was kind to us, and it turned out very alfresco indeed.

Everything had been remembered - even the salt, and the knives and forks, which are usually forgotten at alfresco entertainments.

In the next scene the Princess Ida and the students are seen at an alfresco luncheon.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alfresco, such as: farther, foreign, out, alien, exterior, and extreme.

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