Great White Way


Definition of Great White Way

: a street brilliantly lighted at night and devoted chiefly to public amusements (as theaters) their Great White Ways flooded with pleasure-seekersYale Review theaters flanking a dozen Great White WaysLandscape

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First Known Use of Great White Way

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Great White Way

from the Great White Way, nickname for the theatrical section of Broadway in New York City

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“Great White Way.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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