avenue avenue  /ˈæ və ˌnu/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a line of approach
  2. (n) a wide street or thoroughfare

Usage(s):

  • To transform one of Manhattan's frowziest avenues into a thing of beauty would be a man-size job.

News

  1. Avenue of Flags marks Flag Day 2013

    Nacogdoches Rotarian Danny Bay inserts the pole for an American flag in a prepared hole in the ground while installing the Avenue of Flags for Flag Day on Friday at Sunset Cemetery in Nacogdoches. Flag Day, an official holiday since 1949, commemorates the replacement of British symbology and adoption of the first American flag by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

  2. Cluttered hallway at Mattison Avenue Elementary School sends community into an uproar

    Some Mattison Avenue Elementary School parents were outraged recently after photos were posted on Facebook of the school's hallways clogged with boxes and other moving materials on Wednesday. By Thursday morning, all of the boxes were removed. Superintendent Judith Clark said the inclement weather played a large role in the incident because the district had to move its graduation ceremony from ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Reporter

  3. Avenue Capital Group - Credit Strategies Fund Achieves Total Return in Excess of 23% for the 1-Year Period Ended June ...

    NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avenue Capital Management II, L.P. (the "Adviser"), the investment adviser to the Avenue Credit Strategies Fund (the "Fund"), an opportunistic ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "In the last six months, AIG has received substantial sums from the US Treasury," Obama said. "And I've asked [the Treasury Department] to use that leverage and pursue every single legal avenue to block these bonuses and make the American...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Salon

  2. "We do not know who will take the final steps to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but what we do know is that our Democratic Party will make history ...... and with our convictions and a little backbone we will take back the White House in November,"...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: Canada.com

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