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

: 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

:  a broad often landscaped thoroughfare

Examples of BOULEVARD

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


French, modification of Middle Dutch bolwerc bulwark
First Known Use: 1768

Other Transportation Terms

camber, corduroy, demurrage, milestone
BOULEVARDS Defined for Kids


noun bou·le·vard \ˈb-lə-ˌvärd\

Definition of BOULEVARD for Kids

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


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