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Boulevard vs. Avenue

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Boulevardnoun

A broad, well-paved and landscaped thoroughfare.

Avenuenoun

A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.

Boulevardnoun

The landscaping on the sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.

Avenuenoun

A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may be reached; a way of approach or of exit.

Boulevardnoun

Originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town.

Avenuenoun

The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

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Boulevardnoun

A public walk or street occupying the site of demolished fortifications. Hence: A broad avenue in or around a city.

Avenuenoun

A method or means by which something may be accomplished.

‘There are several avenues by which we can approach this problem.’;

Boulevardnoun

a wide street or thoroughfare

Avenuenoun

(urban toponymy) A street, especially, in cities laid out in a grid pattern, one that is in a particular side of the city or that runs in a particular direction.

Boulevard

A boulevard (French, originally meaning bastion, abbreviated as bd in Metropolitan French, boul in Canadian French, and Blvd in English), is a type of large road, circumnavigating the central city following the line of old or former city walls. This is where the etymological link with city fortifications originates from.

Avenuenoun

A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit.

‘On every side were expanding new avenues of inquiry.’;

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Avenuenoun

The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

‘An avenue of tall elms and branching chestnuts.’;

Avenuenoun

A broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York.

Avenuenoun

a line of approach;

‘they explored every avenue they could think of’; ‘it promises to open new avenues to understanding’;

Avenuenoun

a wide street or thoroughfare

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