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. Quentin Tarantino:

    We’ve been talking about it ad nauseum and I feel bad because Uma Thurman has been doing a Broadway play, at the same time. The whole weekend, we’ve been talking. The uproar that happened against me, Uma Thurman was not prepared for. We have a long complicated history. We have been dealing with it for 22 years.

  2. Bill Bratton:

    I'd prefer to just dig the whole damn thing up and put it back the way it was, where Broadway is Broadway and not a dead-end street, the activity is not occurring anywhere else in the area.

  3. Sonja Morgan:

    What Luann does well are those Broadway hits and here she has come full circle, i have really been inspired by her. She is making the changes and not blaming other people, and I think her family is very proud of her. In fact, I know they are.

  4. Anthony McCarten:

    I've always loved Broadway, the inspiration for many of my early songs came from shows like' West Side Story,'' My Fair Lady' and' Fiddler on the Roof', so it seems only fitting to bring my songs to The Great White Way. I'm honored and excited to be working with this great team.

  5. James Taylor:

    I know most of these songs from the original cast recordings of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musicals that a lot of them came from.

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