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Avenue


AV'ENUE, noun [Latin venio.]

1. A passage; away or opening for entrance into a place; any opening or passage by which a thing is or may be introduced.

2. An alley, or walk in a garden, planted with trees, and leading to a house, gate, wood, etc., and generally terminated by some distant object. The trees may be in rows on the sides, or, according to the more modern practice, in clumps at some distance from each other.

3. A wide street, as in Washington, Columbia.