boul·e·vard (blə-värd′, blə-)
1. A broad city street, often tree-lined and landscaped.
2. Upper Midwest See boulevard strip.
3. Chiefly Midwestern US See median.
[French, from Old French bollevart, rampart converted to a promenade, from Middle Dutch bolwerc, bulwark; see BULWARK.]
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