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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 The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.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 day will come - and it is not far off - when the legacy of Lincoln will finally be fulfilled at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when a black man or woman will sit in the Oval Office. When that day comes, the most remarkable thing about it will be how naturally it occurs.
George H. W. Bush

I quickly discovered that trying to go play golf while living in Manhattan was about as easy as trying to grab a taxi while standing out in front of Saks Fifth Avenue in the freezing rain on the last shopping day before Christmas.
Dan Jenkins

Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.
Carroll Shelby

I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue, and then I will die happy.
James Longstreet

When I came to New York and I opened the window of the thirty-fifth-floor apartment, there's light pollution and fog, and I couldn't see my star. So I drew it on my wrist with a pen, but it kept washing away. Then I went to a tattoo parlor on Second Avenue and had it done.
Gisele Bundchen
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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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