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avenue

noun

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1 a passage cleared for public vehicular travel
  • a city famous for its broad, tree-lined avenues

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2 an established course for traveling from one place to another
  • the two main avenues available to those joining in the California gold rush were the trail across the Southwest desert or the hazard-filled loop around Central and South America

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The first known use of avenue was in 1600

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“Avenue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/avenue. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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