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broadway is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of broadway in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… New York City closed off-broadway two …”
meanings of broadway
The American theater industry.
A place name for a settlement which grew up around such a road. For example, Broadway, Worcestershire, Broadway, Somerset.
Two villages in England:.
A village in County Wexford, Ireland.
A town in North Carolina.
A street name, typically for a wide road; a broad way.
A village and civil parish in South Somerset district, Somerset (OS grid ref ST3215).
The wide road which runs diagonally through Manhattan, New York City.
A community in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The theater district of Manhattan.
A village and civil parish in Wychavon district, Worcestershire (OS grid ref SP0937).
A hamlet in Pembrokeshire, Wales (OS grid ref SM8713).
The theatres in the Broadway theatre district; especially those covered by contracts between the owners and theatrical unions.
The government of Manitoba (from the Legislative Building's address, on Broadway).
A town in Virginia.
The highest straight in poker, ace-king-queen-jack-ten.
Of, or pertaining to, the cards that make up a Broadway straight.
broadway frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word broadway occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics broadway can be related to
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