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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boulevard

  1. :  a broad often landscaped thoroughfare

Examples of boulevard in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of boulevard

French, modification of Middle Dutch bolwerc bulwark


First Known Use: 1768

Other Transportation Terms

Rhymes with boulevard

Abelard, afterguard, avant-garde, Beauregard, bodyguard, business card, calling card, cattle guard, Christmas card, color guard, compass card, credit card, debit card, disregard, drawing card, goliard, greeting card, honor guard, interlard, Langobard, leotard, Longobard, lumberyard, national guard, navy yard, no-holds-barred, postal card, provost guard, report card, Savoyard, Scotland Yard, self-regard, shooting guard, tourist card, undercard, union card, unitard


BOULEVARD Defined for Kids

boulevard

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noun bou·le·vard \ˈbu̇-lə-ˌvärd\

Definition of boulevard for Students

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





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