Main definitions of broadway in English

: broadway1Broadway2

broadway1

noun

  • usually in names A large open or main road.

    ‘Fulham Broadway’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘As David is nearing the end of the street, it opens out onto one of the main broadways.’
    • ‘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.’
    street, road, roadway, avenue, boulevard, way
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Pronunciation

broadway

/ˈbrɔːdweɪ/

Main definitions of broadway in English

: broadway1Broadway2

Broadway2

proper noun

  • A street traversing the length of Manhattan, New York. It is famous for its theatres, and its name has become synonymous with show business.

Pronunciation

Broadway

/ˈbrɔːdweɪ/