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Meaning of BOULEVARD

Pronunciation:  'bûlu`vârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a wide street or thoroughfare
 

BOULEVARD is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: avenue
 
 See Also: Fifth Avenue, street

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bou"le*vard`\, n. [F. boulevard, boulevart, fr. G.
bollwerk. See {Bulwark}.]
1. Originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or
   fortified town.

2. A public walk or street occupying the site of demolished
   fortifications. Hence: A broad avenue in or around a city.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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