American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A thoroughfare of New York, the longest street in the world. It begins at the southern tip of Manhattan and extends about 241 km (150 mi) north to Albany.
- The principal theater and amusement district of New York City, on the West Side of midtown Manhattan centered on Broadway.
- n. A street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.
- n. The wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.
- n. A place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.
- n. The theater district of Manhattan.
- n. The theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.
- n. The American theater industry.
- n. Manitoba, idiomatic The government of Manitoba.
- n. poker slang The highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.
- adj. Flashy; showy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a street in Manhattan famous for its restaurants and its theaters in the Times Square area. At its intersection with Seventh Avenue, it forms Times Square, an area with impressive displays of bright lights, particularly advertising; it is considered by some to be the cultural center of New York City.
- n. the theater district of Manhattan, located near Times Square.
- n. a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters
- The Old English words "broad way" have been used to name wide roads and associated settlements for over a thousand years. Documented examples include Broadway, Somerset and Broadway, Worcestershire, England, which are listed in the Domesday Book census of 1086AD as "Bradewie" and "Bradeweia" respectively. (Wiktionary)
“•Broadway and Sullivan intersection - Expect heavy traffic disruption as portions are shut down; access to Wal-Mart and Lowe's will be via Broadway.”
“The Broadway League and The Times Square Alliance announced today that the 17th Annual Broadway on Broadway® presented by Continental Airlines, will be held on Sunday, September 14th at 11: 30 a.m. in Times Square (entrance on 43rd Street and Broadway).”
“Hotel, in Broadway, is well know [n] to travellers as, without exception, the best-conducted establishment of its kind in America; and equally well known to the residents of New York for its excellent cuisine, its unrivalled wine-cellar, and its political sympathies.”
“Indeed, the word "Broadway" keeps coming up in discussions of "Tom Sawyer.”
“Despite this petition the name Broadway doesn’t completely overtake the Bloomingdale Road until 1867.”
“Man of the Year) Levinson, with the word "Lick" in the title Broadway's Majestic Theater is home to The Phantom of the Opera”
“The main trail in that town which they call Broadway is plenty travelled, but they're about the same brand of bipeds that tramp around in Cheyenne and Amarillo, At first I was sort of rattled by the crowds, but I soon says to myself, 'Here, now, Bud; they're just plain folks like you and Geronimo and Grover Cleveland and the Watson boys, so don't get all flustered up with consternation under your saddle blanket,' and then I feels calm and peaceful, like I was back in the”
“She was that particular breed of New Yorker, able to rattle off the name of Broadway directors and more likely to have visited Paris than Omaha, knowledgeable about martinis, clueless about ordering french fries at a drive-in window.”
“And the street wall it forms along Broadway is great urban mojo.”
“And then Broadway is just up the Hill for even more options.”
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