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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 av·e·nue /ˈævəˌnu, ˌnju/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Av·e·nue n.
 1. A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit. “The avenues leading to the city by land.”
    On every side were expanding new avenues of inquiry.   --Milman.
 2. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
    An avenue of tall elms and branching chestnuts.   --W. Black.
 3. A broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a line of approach; "they explored every avenue they could
           think of"; "it promises to open new avenues to
      2: a wide street or thoroughfare [syn: boulevard]