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ˈbrɔdˌweɪBroad·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Broadway, Great White Waynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Broadwaynoun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  2. Broadwaynoun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  3. Broadwaynoun

    The theater district of Manhattan.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. Broadwaynoun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  5. Broadwaynoun

    The American theater industry.

    Etymology: 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.

  6. Broadwaynoun

    The government of Manitoba.

    Etymology: 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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  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

Examples of Broadway in a Sentence

  1. Sonja Morgan:

    What Luann does well are those Broadway hits and here she has come full circle, i have really been inspired by her. She is making the changes and not blaming other people, and I think her family is very proud of her. In fact, I know they are.

  2. Paloma Garcia-Lee:

    Every step of Broadway coming back right now is historic, broadway has never in its history stopped for that long.

  3. Tony Award:

    It's like putting on an old glove, a really beautiful one, i don't think that we assume that because it was a success on Broadway it will be a huge success on the West End, but I do feel like we have the security of having built something that we are proud of.

  4. 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.

  5. James Corden:

    I'm thrilled to be returning to host The Tony Awards, the Broadway community is very dear to my heart and I'm beyond proud to be part of this incredibly special night.

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