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Synonyms for avenue

Synonyms for avenue

Synonyms for avenue

a line of approach

a wide street or thoroughfare


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There have been two or three fine old trees cut down, that grew too near the house, and it opens the prospect amazingly, which makes me think that Repton, or anybody of that sort, would certainly have the avenue at Sotherton down: the avenue that leads from the west front to the top of the hill, you know," turning to Miss Bertram particularly as he spoke.
If he had known how things were going to turn out, he never would have brought him to the Avenue d'Iena.
Washington was beneath them, bristling and geometrical; the long lines of its avenues seemed to stretch into national futures.
We had passed within its streets and were walking toward the central portion, when at an intersecting avenue we saw a body of green warriors approaching.
Groping with my hands along the face of the rocks to which the craft was moored, I discovered a narrow ledge which I knew must be the avenue taken by those who had come before me.
The statues are all large; the palace is grand; the park covers a fair-sized county; the avenues are interminable.
She ran out sobbing into the garden and as far as the pond, along the avenues of young lime trees Prince Andrew had planted.
At the intersection of two broad avenues Vas Kor descended from the street level to one of the great pneumatic stations of the city.
Some have such a vast appetite for the former commodity, that is, the news, and such sound digestive organs, that they can sit forever in public avenues without stirring, and let it simmer and whisper through them like the Etesian winds, or as if inhaling ether, it only producing numbness and insensibility to pain -- otherwise it would often be painful to bear -- without affecting the consciousness.
She had taken the advice of a friend and invested her savings in a bank on Ashland Avenue.
The Avenue was so dark that it was barely possible to distinguish one's hand before one's face, while the distance to the hotel was half a verst or so; but I feared neither pickpockets nor highwaymen.
Meeting my betrothed in an avenue thronged with the élite of the city, I was hastening to greet her with one of my best considered bows, when a small particle of some foreign matter, lodging in the corner of my eye, rendered me, for the moment, completely blind.
She was leaning over the paling of split oak branches which formed the paling of the avenue.
The house in itself was already an historic document, though not, of course, as venerable as certain other old family houses in University Place and lower Fifth Avenue.
We walked together down the Avenue de Clichy, but Strickland was not in the cafe.