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Definition of Avenue

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 The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.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

The ear is the avenue to the heart.
Voltaire

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

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

I used to sit on the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue and wonder why the Senate was always going into recess, until in my first year I realized how intense the pressure was.
Hillary Clinton

Militant feminists are pro-choice because it's their ultimate avenue of power over men. And believe me, to them it is a question of power. It is their attempt to impose their will on the rest of society, particularly on men.
Rush Limbaugh
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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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