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avenue

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Etymology

French avenue, from Old French avenue, feminine past participle of avenir (approach), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] advenire (come to), from ad (to) + venire (come).

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Noun

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avenue

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  1. A broad street, especially one bordered by trees.
  2. A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit.
  3. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.

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