Boulevard
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Boulevard
See also: Boulevard

English

Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris

Etymology

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.

Pronunciation

Noun

boulevard (plural boulevards)

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

Derived terms

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Translations


Danish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

boulevard

  1. boulevard

Declension


Dutch

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?bu.l?'va:r/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bou?le?vard

Noun

boulevard m (plural boulevards, diminutive boulevardje n)

  1. boulevard

Descendants

  • -> Indonesian: bulevar

French

Etymology

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").

Pronunciation

Noun

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. causeway
  2. boulevard

Derived terms

Further reading

References

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


Norman

Etymology

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

Noun

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. (Jersey) bulwark

Spanish

Etymology

From French boulevard. Doublet of baluarte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bule'bard/, [bule'?arð]

Noun

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. boulevard

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