Boulevard

A boulevard (French, from Bolwerk – bolwark, meaning bastion), often abbreviated Blvd, is a type of large road, usually running through a city. In modern American usage it often means a wide, multi-lane arterial thoroughfare, divided with a median down the centre, and perhaps with roadways along each side designed as slow travel and parking lane...
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Boulevard

• (n.) Originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town. • (n.) A public walk or street occupying the site of demolished fortifications. Hence: A broad avenue in or around a city.
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Boulevard

[Atlanta] Boulevard is a street in and, as a corridor, a subdistrict, of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. The street runs east of, and parallel to, Atlanta`s Downtown Connector. It begins at Ponce de Leon Avenue in the north (north of which it continues as Monroe Drive), passing through the Old Fourth Ward, Cabbagetown,...
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Boulevard

[lifestyle magazine] Created by Fiona Scott-Lazareff in 1990 in Paris, Boulevard was the flagship of the publishing group Mediatime France. It was a monthly glossy in English, targeting sophisticated, cosmopolitan readers and covering the latest trends in fashion, food, design, arts and culture in Paris. == History == Fiona Lazareff, Managi...
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Boulevard

[Richmond, Virginia] Boulevard (usually referred to as `the Boulevard` although the street name does not include a definite article) is a historic street in the near West End of Richmond, Virginia, providing access to Byrd Park. It serves as the border between the Carytown/Museum District to the west and the Fan district to the east. Attemp...
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Boulevard

Bou'le·vard` noun [ French boulevard , boulevart , from German bollwerk . See Bulwark .] 1. Originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town. 2. A public walk or street occupying the site of demolished fortifications. Hence: A bro...
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Boulevard

A boulevard was formerly the ramparts of a fortified town, but when these were levelled, and the whole planted with trees and laid out as promenades, the name boulevard was still retained. Modern usage applies it also to many streets which are broad and planted with trees, although they were not originally ramparts. The most famous boulevards are t...
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boulevard

broad landscaped avenue typically permitting several lanes of vehicular traffic as well as pedestrian walkways. The earliest boulevards were built ... [1 related articles]
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