boulevard

See also: Boulevard

EnglishEdit

 
Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris

EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

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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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [b̥uləˈʋɑˀd̥]

NounEdit

boulevard

  1. boulevard

DeclensionEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

boulevard m (plural boulevards, diminutive boulevardje n)

  1. boulevard

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: bulevar

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. causeway
  2. boulevard

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

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


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. (Jersey) bulwark

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French boulevard. Doublet of baluarte.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

boulevard m (plural boulevards)

  1. boulevard