Broadway, Great White Way(noun)
a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters
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The wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.
The theater district of Manhattan.
The theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.
The American theater industry.
The government of Manitoba.
Origin: 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.
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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The numerical value of Broadway in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Broadway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Broadway in a Sentence
Whenever I'm in a Movie or Broadway Show, People are always talking behind my Back.
What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.
Coming back to Broadway is like coming home again, 'The Iceman Cometh' experience has been especially gratifying.
There is no question that the diversity of the shows on Broadway, including the young, edgy ones are, bringing more young people to theater.
There's no denying the Broadway show has exponentially increased interest in this period of American history and particularly in Alexander Hamilton.
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