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Definition of Avenue


  1. 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.
  2. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
  3. A broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York.

Avenue Quotations

Most Americans probably aren't aware that there was a time in this country when tanks and cavalry were massed on Pennsylvania Avenue to chase away the unemployed.
Andy Grove

I was walking down fifth avenue today and I found a wallet, and I was gonna keep it, rather than return it, but I thought: well, if I lost a hundred and fifty dollars, how would I feel? And I realized I would want to be taught a lesson.
Emo Philips

There must be freedom for all to live, to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed.
James Larkin

I think everyone has the potential to be creative, but they have to find the avenue or avenues that work for them.
Julian Lennon

I see no reason why the artistic world can't absolutely merge with Madison Avenue. Pop art is a move in that direction. Why can't we have advertisements with beautiful words and beautiful images?
William S. Burroughs
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Avenue Translations

avenue in Dutch is laan, dreef
avenue in Italian is viale
avenue in Portuguese is avenida
avenue in Spanish is avenida
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