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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. Zhailon Levingston:

    Broadway Advocacy Coalition feels like however this new moment in this season on Broadway emerges, Broadway Advocacy Coalition will be the start of a completely new era, and I just don't imagine that era being one of no progress in terms of Broadway making( a) more equitable space.

  2. Wernr Schulz:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Charlotte St. Martin:

    It was an exciting season with something for everyone, from teens and tweeners to 20-somethings and then the rest of us, the Broadway audience is getting younger.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Life can be full of so many unexpected twists and turns that you'll never find in any Hollywood movie plots or Broadway plays. No wonder! After all, those movies and plays are written by professional story writers, while your life story is written by Supreme Power, and neither Hollywood scriptwriters nor Broadway playwrights can ever match Her creativity.

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