Broadway

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A street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.

Etymology:

  • The Old English words "broad way" have been used to name wide roads and associated settlements for over a thousand years. Documented examples include Broadway, Somerset and Broadway, Worcestershire, England, which are listed in the Domesday Book census of 1086AD as "Bradewie" and "Bradeweia" respectively.
  • Sense of “government of Manitoba” is from the address of the Manitoba Legislative Building, on Broadway in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'Broadway':

BroadwayThe wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.
BroadwayA place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.
BroadwayThe theater district of Manhattan.
BroadwayThe theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.
BroadwayThe American theater industry.
BroadwayThe government of Manitoba.
BroadwayThe highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.
BroadwayFlashy; showy.
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