boulevard

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

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: 1763

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BOULEVARD Defined for English Language Learners

boulevard

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

Definition of boulevard for English Language Learners

  • : a wide and usually important street that often has trees, grass, or flowers planted down its center or along its sides


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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