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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.

  2. Broadwaynoun

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

  3. Broadwaynoun

    The theater district of Manhattan.

  4. Broadwaynoun

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

  5. Broadwaynoun

    The American theater industry.

  6. Broadwaynoun

    The government of Manitoba.

  7. 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. Wernr Schulz:

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

  2. The Hollywood Reporter:

    The crippling economics of Broadway have long since ushered in the era of downsized casts and mini-orchestras, so the sheer spectacle value of an opulently costumed 50-member troupe, accompanied by 29 musicians in the pit, is enough to make a musical-theater lover's head explode.

  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. Susan Sampliner:

    I've always said, if you can comfortably manage a Broadway musical, you can manage anything. But I never tested that but it all works the same way, my actors are the nurses here. The ones giving the shots are the stars of our show. That's who we're promoting. And the rest of us who are working here, who are all industry people, are the crew that supports the actors in doing the show. Instead of doing an inventory of tickets, I'm doing an inventory of vaccines.

  5. Greg Fischer:

    We had a horrible tragedy last night at 26th and Broadway, we lost a wonderful citizen named David McAtee.

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