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English Dictionary: Avenue by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
avenue
n
  1. a line of approach; "they explored every avenue they could think of"; "it promises to open new avenues to understanding"
  2. a wide street or thoroughfare
    Synonym(s): avenue, boulevard
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Avenue \Av"e*nue\, n. [F. avenue, fr. avenir to come to, L.
      advenire. See {Advene}.]
      1. A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by
            which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of
            exit. [bd]The avenues leading to the city by land.[b8]
            --Macaulay.
  
                     On every side were expanding new avenues of inquiry.
                                                                              --Milman.
  
      2. The principal walk or approach to a house which is
            withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach
            bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus
            bordered.
  
                     An avenue of tall elms and branching chestnuts. --W.
                                                                              Black.
  
      3. A broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Avenue, MD
      Zip code(s): 20609
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