boulevard

noun bou·le·vard \ ˈbu̇-lə-ˌvärd , ˈbü- also ˈbə- \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of boulevard

:a broad often landscaped thoroughfare

Examples of boulevard in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of boulevard

French, modification of Middle Dutch bolwerc bulwark

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BOULEVARD Defined for English Language Learners

boulevard

noun

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

noun bou·le·vard \ ˈbu̇-lə-ˌvärd \

Definition of boulevard for Students

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


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