Madison Avenue

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Mad·​i·​son Avenue | \ ˈma-də-sən- How to pronounce Madison Avenue (audio) \

Definition of Madison Avenue

: the American advertising industry

First Known Use of Madison Avenue

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Madison Avenue

Madison Avenue, New York City, former center of the American advertising business

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