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boulevard

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noun bou·le·vard \ˈbu̇-lə-ˌvärd, ˈbü- also ˈbə-\

Simple Definition of boulevard

  • : a wide and usually important street that often has trees, grass, or flowers planted down its center or along its sides

Full Definition of boulevard

  1. :  a broad often landscaped thoroughfare

Examples of boulevard

  1. <the city is celebrated for its broad, tree-lined boulevards>



Origin of boulevard

French, modification of Middle Dutch bolwerc bulwark


First Known Use: 1768

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BOULEVARD Defined for Kids

boulevard

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noun bou·le·vard \ˈbu̇-lə-ˌvärd\

Definition of boulevard

  1. :  a wide usually major street often having strips with trees, grass, or flowers planted along its center or sides





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