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-seekers — Yale Review theaters flanking a dozen Great White Ways — Landscape
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Origin and Etymology of great white way
from the Great White Way, nickname for the theatrical section of Broadway in New York City
First Known Use: 1902See Words from the same year
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