white way
noun Etymology: the Great White Way, nickname for the theatrical section of Broadway, New York City Date: 1920 a brilliantly lighted street or avenue especially in a city's business or theater district

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  • the Great White Way — US informal + old fashioned : a street in New York City where there are many theaters : broadway Her show debuted on the Great White Way. • • • Main Entry: ↑white way …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great White Way — Broadway, in New York City, in the neighborhood chiefly occupied by theaters, as from about 30th Street to about 50th Street; so called from its brilliant illumination at night. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great White Way — the Great White Way a ↑nickname for ↑Broadway in New York City, which is called this because of the large number of bright lights along it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Great White Way —    As the clusters of New York theatres moved northward from Fourteenth Street in the 1880s, they reached Times Square in the mid 1890s just when the new electric street lighting began to be supplemented by electric signs. The Astor Hotel at 41st …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Great White Way, the — the area of New York City where most of the theaters are …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Great White Way — Great′ White′ Way′ n. geg sbz the theater district along Broadway, near Times Square in New York City …   From formal English to slang

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