from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Broadway, in New York City, in the neighborhood chiefly occupied by theaters, as from about 30th Street to about 50th Street; -- so called from its brilliant illumination at night.
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- n. a street in Manhattan that passes through Times Square; famous for its theaters
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