boulevard

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English[edit]

Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris

Etymology[edit]

From French boulevard, from Middle French boulevard, from Old French bollevart (promenade, avenue, rampart), from Middle Dutch bollewerc, bolwerc (bulwark, bastion) from Middle Dutch bole, bolle (bole, plank) + werk (work, construction). More at bole, work, bulwark.

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Noun[edit]

boulevard (plural boulevards)

  1. A broad, well-paved and landscaped thoroughfare.
  2. The landscaping on the sides of a boulevard or other thoroughfare.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French boulevard, from Middle French bolevard, from Middle Dutch bolwerc (modern Dutch bolwerk).

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boulevard m (plural boulevards, diminutive boulevardje n)

  1. boulevard

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French bolevard, from Middle Dutch bolwerc (bulwark, bastion)

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boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. A causeway
  2. boulevard

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bollevart (promenade, avenue, rampart), of Germanic origins.

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boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. bulwark