Madison Avenue

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Etymology[edit]

From Madison Avenue, a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, where advertising boomed in the 1920s.

Proper noun[edit]

Madison Avenue

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  1. An avenue in Manhattan, New York, known as the center of the American advertising industry.
  2. (by extension) The American advertising industry, regardless of location.
    • 1995, SPIN (volume 11, number 1, page 10)
      Maligned by rockers, misunderstood by critics, and merched by Madison Avenue, rave may be the only vital youth culture remaining.