Etymology: French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir "approach", from Latin advenire "come to", from ad "to" + venire "come".
- A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.
- 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.
- The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
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