boulevard

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English[edit]

Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris

Etymology[edit]

From French boulevard, from Middle French boulevard, bollevart, boulevars, bolevers, bollewerc (promenade, avenue, rampart), from Middle High German bolewerc, bolwerc (modern German Bollwerk) or Middle Dutch bolwerk (bulwark, bastion). Doublet of bulwark; more at bole, work.

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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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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French boulevard, borrowed from Middle Dutch bolwerk (bulwark, bastion). Doublet of bolværk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b̥uləˈʋɑˀd̥]

Noun[edit]

boulevard

  1. boulevard

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbu.ləˈvaːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bou‧le‧vard

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boulevard m (plural boulevards, diminutive boulevardje n)

  1. boulevard

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bulevar

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French boulevard, bollevart, boulevars, bolevers, bollewerc (promenade, avenue, rampart), from Middle High German bolewerc, bolwerc (modern German Bollwerk) or Middle Dutch bolwerk (bulwark, bastion).

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boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. causeway
  2. boulevard

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References[edit]

Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.


Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bollevart (promenade, avenue, rampart), from German Bollwerk or Middle Dutch.

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boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. (Jersey) bulwark

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French boulevard. Doublet of baluarte.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buleˈbard/, [buleˈβarð]

Noun[edit]

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. boulevard