boulevard definition

  • noun:
    • an easy city street, frequently tree-lined and landscaped.
    • Upper Midwest See parking. See Regional Note at parking.
    • Chiefly Midwestern U.S. See median strip. See Regional Note at natural ground.
    • an easy, well-paved and landscaped thoroughfare.
    • The gardening regarding sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.
    • initially, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town.
    • A public walk or street occupying the site of demolished fortifications. For this reason: A broad avenue in or around a city.
    • Originally, a bulwark or rampart of a fortification or strengthened city; ergo, a public stroll or road occupying the site of demolished fortifications.
    • an extensive road or thoroughfare

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