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boardwalk

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noun board·walk \-ˌwȯk\

Simple Definition of boardwalk

  • : a wooden path along a beach

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boardwalk

  1. 1 :  a walk constructed of planking

  2. 2 :  a walk constructed along a beach

Examples of boardwalk in a sentence

  1. <the town's old-fashioned beachfront boardwalk has been a tourist attraction since the 1920s>



1872

First Known Use of boardwalk

1872


BOARDWALK Defined for Kids

boardwalk

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noun board·walk \ˈbȯrd-ˌwȯk\

Definition of boardwalk for Students

  1. :  a walk made of planks especially along a beach





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