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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
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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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