Broadway


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Broad·way

 (brôd′wā′)
The principal theater and amusement district of New York City, on the West Side of midtown Manhattan centered along the thoroughfare of Broadway.

Broadway

(ˈbrɔːdˌweɪ)
n
(Placename) a thoroughfare in New York City, famous for its theatres: the centre of the commercial theatre in the US
adj
(Placename) of or relating to or suitable for the commercial theatre, esp on Broadway

Broad•way

(ˈbrɔdˌweɪ)

n.
1. a major avenue in New York City.
2. the professional or commercial theater in the U.S. as represented by the professional theater district in the vicinity of this avenue on the west side of the midtown area.
Broad′way•ite`, n.

Broadway

The fashionable theater area of New York City.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Broadway - a street in Manhattan that passes through Times SquareBroadway - a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters
Manhattan - one of the five boroughs of New York City
Translations

Broadway

[ˈbrɔːdˌweɪ]
A. NBroadway m (calle de Nueva York famosa por sus teatros) OFF-BROADWAY
B. CPD [musical, theatre] → de Broadway
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Even in Broadway and Chestnut streets, Mediterranean mariners will sometimes jostle the affrighted ladies.
Ever since the dayabout four years agothat Miss Taylor and I met with him in Broadway Lane, when, because it began to drizzle, he darted away with so much gallantry, and borrowed two umbrellas for us from Farmer Mitchell's, I made up my mind on the subject.
Were one to stroll down Broadway with a Numidian lion at his heels the effect would be somewhat similar to that which I should have produced had I entered Zodanga with Woola.
Some of the streets-- especially Montgomery Street, which is to San Francisco what Regent Street is to London, the Boulevard des Italiens to Paris, and Broadway to New York-- were lined with splendid and spacious stores, which exposed in their windows the products of the entire world.
no town, no churches, no Broadway, nothing that can make life desirable; and, I may add, no friend--nobody to see and talk with, but papa and mamma, and a house full of brothers and sisters.
It was even better than removing from East Broadway into bona fide, real, unequaled, league-long, eighty feet wide, Broadway!
The street was a narrow and long one, and his course lay within it for nearly an hour, during which the passengers had gradually diminished to about that number which is ordinarily seen at noon in Broadway near the Park - so vast a difference is there between a London populace and that of the most frequented American city.
About a month after the loss of the "Independence," I happened to meet Captain Hardy in Broadway.
A policeman, brooding on life in the neighbourhood of City Hall Park and Broadway that evening, awoke with a start from his meditations to find himself being addressed by a young lady.
He slouched off across Broadway, and Archer stood looking after him and musing on his last words.
We stepped into a store on Broadway one day, where he bought a handkerchief, and when the man could not make change, Mr.
The fop of fields is no better than his brother of Broadway.