boulevard - Wiktionary
boulevard
See also: Boulevard
English
Boulevard de Strasbourg, Paris
Etymology
From French boulevard, from Middle Frenchboulevard, 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
(abbreviation): blvd., blvd, bd., bd, bl
Related terms
Translations
broad, landscaped thoroughfare
Danish
Etymology
Borrowed from French boulevard, borrowed from Middle Dutch bolwerk (“bulwark, bastion”). Doublet of bolværk.
Pronunciation
IPA(key): [b̥uləˈʋɑˀd̥]
Noun
boulevard
boulevard
Declension
Declension of boulevard
common
gender
SingularPlural
indefinitedefiniteindefinitedefinite
nominativeboulevardboulevardenboulevarderboulevarderne
genitiveboulevardsboulevardensboulevardersboulevardernes
Dutch
Etymology
Borrowed from French boulevard, from Middle French bolevard, from Middle Dutch bolwerc (modern Dutch bolwerk).
Pronunciation
Noun
boulevard m (plural boulevards, diminutive​boulevardje n)
boulevard
Derived terms
Descendants
→ Indonesian: bulevar
French
Etymology
From Middle French boulevard, bollevart, boulevars, bolevers, bollewerc (“promenade, avenue, rampart”), from Middle High Germanbolewerc, bolwerc (modern German Bollwerk) or Middle Dutch bolwerk (“bulwark, bastion”).
Pronunciation
Noun
boulevard m (plural boulevards)
  1. causeway
  2. boulevard
Derived terms
Descendants
Further reading
boulevard” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
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)
(Jersey) bulwark
Spanish
Etymology
From French boulevard. Doublet of baluarte.
Pronunciation
IPA(key): /buleˈbaɾd/, [bu.leˈβ̞aɾð̞]
Noun
boulevard m (plural boulevards)
boulevard
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