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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boulevard  \Bou"le*vard`\,  n.  [F.  boulevard,  boulevart,  fr  G. 
  bollwerk  See  {Bulwark}.] 
  1.  Originally,  a  bulwark  or  rampart  of  fortification  or 
  fortified  town. 
 
  2.  A  public  walk  or  street  occupying  the  site  of  demolished 
  fortifications.  Hence:  A  broad  avenue  in  or  around  a  city. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boulevard 
  n  :  a  wide  street  or  thoroughfare  [syn:  {avenue}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Boulevard,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  91905 




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