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boulevard

Chiefly Canadian
a. a grass strip between the pavement and road
b. the strip of ground between the edge of a private property and the road
c. the centre strip of a road dividing traffic travelling in different directions

boulevard

An important thoroughfare, often with a center divider planted with trees and grass, or similarly planted dividers between curbings and sidewalks.
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I tell you she was walking in front of me, staggering, just here, in the boulevard.
An ongoing large-scale program for a major overhaul of streets and boulevards in Sofia will be extended into 2015.
They are at Vermont Avenue and Pico Boulevard; Vermont and Washington Boulevard; Ventura Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon Avenue; Ventura and Laurel Canyon boulevards; Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards; Reseda Boulevard and Clark Avenue; Argyle Avenue and Franklin Street; Cahuenga and Barham boulevards; Los Feliz Boulevard and Griffith Park; Melrose Avenue and Highland Boulevard; Rossmore Avenue and Beverly Boulevard; Ventura and Beverly Glen boulevards; Ventura and Sepulveda boulevards, Wilshire and Westwood boulevards.
6 miles of subway with at least seven stations: an extension from Union Station through East Los Angeles toward Atlantic Boulevard; an extension to Mid-City Los Angeles near the intersection of Pico and San Vicente boulevards, and an extension from Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street to a point near the intersection of Chandler and Lankershim boulevards in North Hollywood, in the San Fernando Valley.
Oasis West Realty, LLC, the owner of The Beverly Hilton, and Hilton Hotels Corporation announced today the first new west coast Waldorf=Astoria([R]) hotel as part of the $500 million long-term plan to revitalize the nine-acre hotel property at the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards in Beverly Hills.
June 28 near Laurel Canyon and Magnolia boulevards.
Laurel, Coldwater and Topanga Canyon boulevards were all hit hard during the winter rainstorms.
As a tribute to the many police officers and fire officials who died on September 11th, two Los Angeles County Sheriff's vehicles and two Los Angeles County Fire Engines will flash their lights while simultaneously driving down the two boulevards.
The Gateway LAX Project includes a 32 foot-high "L-A-X" sign located at Century Boulevard entryway to the airport, 16 variable height pylons constructed in the median of Century Boulevard, and 15 100-foot-high pylons located in a circle at the intersection of Century and Sepulveda boulevards.
Culver City: Main Street between Venice and Culver boulevards.
The 66 traffic lights in the area bound by Topanga Canyon and Balboa boulevards and Devonshire and Rinaldi streets are among the last in Los Angeles to get plugged into the computerized signal-synchronization system that increases street speeds by as much as 15 percent.