Avenue

Avenue may refer to:

  • Avenue (archaeology), a specialist term in archaeology referring to lines of stones
  • Avenue (band), The X Factor UK contestants
  • Avenue (landscape), a straight route with a line of trees or large shrubs running along each side
  • Avenue (magazine), a former Dutch magazine
  • "Avenue" (song), a 1992 single by British pop group Saint Etienne
  • Avenue (store), a clothing store
Other uses
  • A GIS scripting language for ArcView 3.x
  • A common name for any mediumly-high capacity road. See Dual carriageway
  • Avenue of the Giants, a scenic highway in California
  • Avenue of the Saints, a 560-mile highway that connects St. Paul, Minnesota, and St. Louis, Missouri
  • The Avenue, a Rugby Union stadium in Sunbury-on-Thames, England
  • Avenue is a common alternative for a street name

Famous quotes containing the word avenue:

    Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society.
    —E.L. (Edgar Lawrence)

    I hate to do what everybody else is doing. Why, only last week, on Fifth Avenue and some cross streets, I noticed that every feminine citizen of these United States wore an artificial posy on her coat or gown. I came home and ripped off every one of the really lovely refrigerator blossoms that were sewn on my own bodices.
    Carolyn Wells (1862–1942)

    Only in America ... do these peasants, our mothers, get their hair dyed platinum at the age of sixty, and walk up and down Collins Avenue in Florida in pedalpushers and mink stoles—and with opinions on every subject under the sun. It isn’t their fault they were given a gift like speech—look, if cows could talk, they would say things just as idiotic.
    Philip Roth (b. 1933)