Definitions for AVENUEˈæv əˌnyu, -ˌnu

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  1. avenue(noun)

    a line of approach

    "they explored every avenue they could think of"; "it promises to open new avenues to understanding"

  2. avenue, boulevard(noun)

    a wide street or thoroughfare

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  1. avenue(Noun)

    A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.

  2. avenue(Noun)

    A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may be reached; a way of approach or of exit.

  3. avenue(Noun)

    The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

  4. avenue(Noun)

    A method or means by which something may be accomplished.

    There are several avenues by which we can approach this problem.

  5. Origin: From avenue, from avenue, feminine past participle of avenir, from advenire, from ad + venire.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Avenue(noun)

    a way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit

  2. Avenue(noun)

    the principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered

  3. Avenue(noun)

    a broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York

  4. Origin: [F. avenue, fr. avenir to come to, L. advenire. See Advene.]

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  1. Avenue

    In landscaping, an avenue or allée is traditionally a straight route with a line of trees or large shrubs running along each, which is used, as its French source venir indicates, to emphasize the "coming to," or arrival at a landscape or architectural feature. In most cases, the trees planted in an avenue will be all of the same species or cultivar, so as to give uniform appearance along the full length of the avenue. The French term allée is confined normally to avenues planted in parks and landscape gardens.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AVENUE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4422

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AVENUE' in Nouns Frequency: #1925


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