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One entry found for boulevard.
Main Entry: bou·le·vard
Pronunciation: primarystressbudotl-schwa-secondarystressvärd, primarystressbül-
Function: noun
Etymology: from French boulevard "walkway lined with trees," derived from early Dutch bolwerc "bulwark, rampart"; so called because the earliest boulevards were at sites of razed fortifications --related to BULWARK
: a wide avenue often having grass strips with trees along its center or sides

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