Complete Definition of "avenue"

English

Etymology
French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir "approach", from Latin advenire "come to", from ad "to" + venire "come".

Pronunciation
IPA: /ËævÉËn(j)u/
SAMPA: /"{[email protected]%n(j)u/
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Noun
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  1. A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.
  2. 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.
  3. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

Translations
trans-top|broad street
Chinese: 大é (dadao)
Czech: t-|cs|tÅída|f
Dutch: t+|nl|weg
French: t+|fr|avenue
German: t+|de|Allee
Greek, Modern: λεÏÏÏÏÎ¿Ï (leophóros)
Hebrew: t-|he|ש××ר×|trsdera|scHebr
Italian: t+|it|viale, t+|it|corso
Japanese: 大éã (oudouri)
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Korean: ëë¡ (doro)
Latin: advenita
Polish: t-|pl|aleja
Portuguese: t+|pt|avenida
Romanian: t-|ro|cale|f
Russian: t+|ru|пÑоÑпекÑ|m|trprospekt|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|avenida
Swedish: aveny
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