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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    La vida puede estar llena de tantos giros inesperados y vueltas que nunca encontrarás en ningún parcelas de películas de Hollywood o Broadway. No es de extrañar! después de todo, esas películas y obras de teatro son escritos por escritores profesionales de la historia, Mientras que su historia de vida está escrita por el poder supremo, y ni los guionistas de Hollywood que ni dramaturgos de broadway nunca pueden igualar su creatividad.

  2. G.K. Chesterton:

    What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.

  3. Glenda Jackson:

    Coming back to Broadway is like coming home again, 'The Iceman Cometh' experience has been especially gratifying.

  4. San Francisco publicist Lee Houskeeper:

    When the beatniks were handing the torch to the hippies, a girl named Carol Doda changed the world from a pole at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Broadway.

  5. Oliver Weisberg:

    Broadway will remain dark for the rest of the yearThe VMAs will be the first Barclays Center event since the COVID-19 pandemic reached New York, we're very excited to once again host this legendary night of music, and are especially proud of the impact it will have on our Brooklyn community through the creation of local jobs.

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