avenue


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avenue

1. A wide street, usually planted with trees; generally straight.
2. A way of approach or access.
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As Turan had passed through the gateway into the city and taken his unhindered way along the avenue, twenty warriors had entered the city and closed the gate behind them, and then one had taken to the wall and followed along its summit in the rear of Turan, and another had followed him along the avenue, while a third had crossed the street and entered one of the buildings upon the opposite side.
He decided to give up the pursuit, and lay down in the grass, protected right and left by the row of palms, with on either hand the long avenue extending.
Just on the crest, where Spofford Avenue petered out into a plain road, was a little white frame house with groups of pines on either side of it, stretching their arms protectingly over its low roof.
Along the close-cropped sward which paves the avenue ground fliers were moving in continuous lines in opposite directions.
Granet was conducted almost stealthily down the stairs and into the avenue.
Removing the saddle trappings, I hid them just within the rear doorway of the building through which we had entered the court, and, turning the beasts loose, quickly made my way across the court to the rear of the buildings upon the further side, and thence to the avenue beyond.
Ye fallen avenues, once more I mourn your fate unmerited.
I had entered the city from the south and now stood on the corner of the avenue through which I had passed and the first intersecting avenue south of the plaza.
They followed it out of the gateway and into the avenue of Diana's Grove.
Suddenly several men came running up the avenue with frightened faces.
Walking straight up from the station, she crossed the village green and entered the long chestnut avenue that connects it with the church.
Soapy left his bench and strolled out of the square and across the level sea of asphalt, where Broadway and Fifth Avenue flow together.