What does Broadway mean?

Definitions for Broadwayˈbrɔdˌweɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Broadway.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Broadway, Great White Way(noun)

    a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters

Wiktionary

  1. Broadway(Noun)

    The highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.

  2. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    The wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.

  3. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    The theater district of Manhattan.

  4. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    The theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.

  5. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    The American theater industry.

  6. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    The government of Manitoba.

  7. Origin: The Old English words "broad way" have been used to name wide roads and associated settlements for over a thousand years. Documented examples include Broadway, Somerset and Broadway, Worcestershire, England, which are listed in the Domesday Book census of 1086AD as "Bradewie" and "Bradeweia" respectively.

Freebase

  1. Broadway

    Broadway is a street in the U.S. state of New York. Perhaps best known for the portion that runs through the borough of Manhattan in New York City, it actually runs 15 mi through Manhattan and The Bronx, exiting north from the city to run an additional 18 mi through the municipalities of Yonkers, Hastings-On-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown and terminating north of Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County. It is the oldest north–south main thoroughfare in New York City, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. The name Broadway is the English literal translation of the Dutch name, Breede weg. Broadway is known worldwide as the heart of the American theatre industry.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Broadway in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Broadway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wernr Schulz:

    Whenever I'm in a Movie or Broadway Show, People are always talking behind my Back.

  2. G.K. Chesterton:

    What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.

  3. Charlotte St. Martin:

    There is no question that the diversity of the shows on Broadway, including the young, edgy ones are, bringing more young people to theater.

  4. Bill Bratton:

    I'd prefer to just dig the whole damn thing up and put it back the way it was, where Broadway is Broadway and not a dead-end street, the activity is not occurring anywhere else in the area.

  5. Charlotte St. Martin:

    Every few years you get some new show that creates a different landscape. Think back to when 'Rent' came to Broadway, this year 'Hand to God' and 'Fun Home' are bringing a new medium to theater.

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