What does Boulevard mean?

Definitions for Boulevard
ˈbʊl əˌvɑrd, ˈbu lə-Boule·vard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avenue, boulevard(noun)

    a wide street or thoroughfare

Wiktionary

  1. boulevard(Noun)

    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. Boulevard(noun)

    originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town

  2. Boulevard(noun)

    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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How to say Boulevard in sign language?

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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. James Logan:

    I passed 30 people on the street, and none of them looked like the drawing, as I turned on Hollywood Boulevard, I looked up, and there was the guy. I just knew it was him.

  3. James Logan:

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

  4. Mark Esper:

    The Department of Defense continues to monitor the situation in Naval Air Station Pensacola and gather all the facts of each attack. Ive spoken with Governor Ron DeSantis, the Secretary of the Navy Boulevard, and Deputy Secretary Norquist and am considering several steps to ensure the security of our military installations and the safety of our service members and their families, im grateful for the heroism of the first responders and law enforcement who helped confront both situations and kept further loss of life from occurring. To all our sailors, soldiers, airmen, and marines, and civilian personnel, we stand ready to assist and make resources available to deal with the grief in the aftermath of these tragedies as well as lifes challenges in general.

  5. Stevie Wonder:

    For real, he got on the elevator, he was like, Whats up, Shaq? How you doing, big dog? Yes, he did. Wilshire Boulevard.

Images & Illustrations of Boulevard

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