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    avenue

    LDCE: avenue (3) BrE a road or broad path between two rows of trees, especially one leading to a big house
    Is it not used in the US in the above meaning?
    Thank you.

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    Re: avenue

    An avenue is a street, especially a wide street. That's about it. The usage you cited is BE but not AE.

    avenue
    http://dictionary.reference.com/sear...enue&x=30&y=21

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