boul·e·vard; ˈbuːlvɑː -vɑːd
A broad city street or promenade, usually important, well paved, tree-lined and landscaped with grass or flowers down its center or along its sides.
The earliest boulevards originally followed the city walls (the word originally meant “bulwark”) and were built in the ancient Middle East, especially at Antioch. In Paris,
straight and geometrically precise boulevards were incorporated into design principles taught at the École des Beaux-Arts, and they form a prominent feature of the city. Similar boulevards are found in other cities such as Washington, D.C. Formal curving boulevards are a feature of such cities as Vienna and Prague.
The word “boulevard,” which originally indicated a bulwark or rampart, and was afterwards applied to a public walk or road on the site of a demolished fortification, is now employed in the same sense as public drive. So,
a boulevard is set apart for purposes of ornament, exercise, and amusement.
It is not technically a street, avenue, or highway, though a carriage-way over it is a chief feature.
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