What does BOULEVARD mean?

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ˈbʊl əˌvɑrd, ˈbu lə-BOULEVARD

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avenue, boulevardnoun

    a wide street or thoroughfare

Wiktionary

  1. boulevardnoun

    A broad, well-paved and landscaped thoroughfare.

    Etymology: From boulevard, from boulevard, from bollevart, of origin, from bolwerk from Middle Dutch bole + 'werk. More at bole, work, bulwark.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boulevardnoun

    originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town

  2. Boulevardnoun

    a public walk or street occupying the site of demolished fortifications. Hence: A broad avenue in or around a city

Freebase

  1. Boulevard

    A boulevard, often abbreviated Blvd, is type of large road, usually running through a city. In modern American usage it often means a wide, multi-lane arterial thoroughfare, divided with a median down the centre, and perhaps with roadways along each side designed as slow travel and parking lanes and for bicycle and pedestrian usage, often with an above-average quality of landscaping and scenery. Larger and busier boulevards usually feature a median. In some countries, the term boulevard is rarely encountered; the term avenue is often used instead.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boulevard

    bōōl′e-vär, n. a broad walk or promenade bordered with trees, originally applied to those formed upon the demolished fortifications of a town.—n. Boul′evardier, a frequenter of the boulevards. [Fr.—Ger. bollwerk. See Bulwark.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Boulevard

    the rampart of a fortified city converted into a promenade flanked by rows of trees and a feature of Paris in particular, though the boulevard is not always on the line of a rampart.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. boulevard

    (Fr.). An ancient bastion, bulwark, or rampart.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BOULEVARD in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BOULEVARD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of BOULEVARD in a Sentence

  1. James Logan:

    As I turned on Hollywood Boulevard I looked up and there was the guy. I just knew it was him.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Jimmy Kimmel would meet me, before the election. I ’m telling you. True story. I do n’t even think Jimmy Kimmel ’ll deny it … I ’d go to Jimmy Kimmel studio … Jimmy Kimmel would stand outside on the sidewalk waiting for me, jimmy Kimmel’s standing out on Hollywood Boulevard … I was n’t president. I was, like, Donald Trump. A guy with potential.

  3. The Department of Transportation:

    This TIGER grant will provide funding to improve bicycling, walking, and general transit conditions for pedestrians and motorists in downtown L?hu’e, additionally, Rice Street, Ho’olako Street, and Pua’ole/Malae will undergo improvements to enhance the overall user experience including the addition of new sidewalks, the creation of a shared use path for bicyclists and pedestrians, and the conversion of an existing street into a bicycle boulevard.

  4. Alexa Brauner:

    The first sections of the Ringstrasse to be completed were here: the Kaerntner Ring, and the Opernring, the boulevard itself is mostly built on the moat.

  5. James Logan:

    As I turned on Hollywood Boulevard, I looked up, and there was the guy. I just knew it was him.

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