What does Broadway mean?

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ˈbrɔdˌweɪBroad·way

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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.

    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. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    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. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    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. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    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. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    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. Broadway(ProperNoun)

    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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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

Examples of Broadway in a Sentence

  1. Drinks International:

    But the Dead Rabbit is more than the sum of its liquid parts, fusing as it does colorful historical references to the city’s 19th-century Water Street rough-neck pub set and Lower Broadway’s genteel cocktail imbibers in an atmosphere of Irish-American hospitality.

  2. Selby Kiffer:

    There's no denying the Broadway show has exponentially increased interest in this period of American history and particularly in Alexander Hamilton.

  3. 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.

  4. Ginger Tidwell:

    It was still sunny and everyone just came out to the street because they lost power and air conditioning; it was super-crowded, everyone was hanging out on the street on a nice night. All you could hear was fire trucks up and down Broadway. All of Broadway was without traffic lights.

  5. Prime Minister Enda Kenny:

    His mythical stories from Ballybeg reached all corners of the world from Dublin to London to Broadway and onto the silver screen, all of his plays, including' Translations',' Faith Healer',' Philadelphia, Here I Come !' and' Dancing at Lughnasa', will forever form part of the canon of greatness in dramatic writing.

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