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
References in classic literature ?
'Seems to me it's just cussedness that makes people go away from Broadway when they've got plunks enough to stay there and enjoy themselves.'
While Edgar Poe was editor of the "Broadway journal," some lines "To Isadore" appeared therein, and, like several of his known pieces, bore no signature.
It was even better than removing from East Broadway into bona fide, real, unequaled, league-long, eighty feet wide, Broadway!
Down through the twilight sank five attacking airships, one to the Navy Yard on East River, one to City Hall, two over the great business buildings of Wall Street and Lower Broadway, one to the Brooklyn Bridge, dropping from among their fellows through the danger zone from the distant guns smoothly and rapidly to a safe proximity to the city masses.
The great promenade and thoroughfare, as most people know, is Broadway; a wide and bustling street, which, from the Battery Gardens to its opposite termination in a country road, may be four miles long.
Sabin motioned to his coachman, and they crossed Broadway. His companion led him into a tall building, talking noisily all the time about the pals whom he had just left.
Even in Broadway and Chestnut streets, Mediterranean mariners will sometimes jostle the affrighted ladies.
Nicholas Hotel, on Broadway. Rooms were engaged, and the night passed, briefly to Phileas Fogg, who slept profoundly, but very long to Aouda and the others, whose agitation did not permit them to rest.
We stepped into a store on Broadway one day, where he bought a handkerchief, and when the man could not make change, Mr.
This was he whom but yesterday Broadway had known as the Speed Kid, on whom head-waiters had smiled and lesser waiters fawned; whose snake-like form had nestled in so many a front-row orchestra stall.
I remember, in those days, on the east side of Broadway, between Sixth and Seventh, from corner to corner, there was a solid block of saloons.
'Well, not so slow, do you think?' 'Oh, I don't know,' says he, and he begins to tell them about a cab driver at Sixth avenue and Broadway. Those ideas don't suit me.