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A street traversing the length of Manhattan, New York. It is famous for its theatres, and its name has become synonymous with show business.
[usually in names] A large open or main road:‘Fulham Broadway’
street, road, roadway, avenue, boulevard, wayView synonyms
- ‘For him, the broadways could be lit up like a sparkling diamond brooch but there is only darkness within and there is a certain solitude even in the most hectic urban bustle.’
- ‘North of Kilburn (which has always been wilder), and West of Hampstead (which has always been richer), walk down the broadway on a Saturday evening, and you'll see what Cricklewood is about.’
- ‘As David is nearing the end of the street, it opens out onto one of the main broadways.’
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