AVENUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AVENUE
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avenue
 n.  way or opening for entrance or exit place; passage by which a place may be reached; broad street
Classic Sentence: (83 in 6 pages)
1  Then they were off down the walk at a rush, mounted their horses and, followed by Jeems, went down the avenue of cedars at a gallop, waving their hats and yelling back to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  The dark cedars on either side of the graveled drive met in an arch overhead, turning the long avenue into a dim tunnel.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  She had been on the front porch and he had ridden up the long avenue, dressed in gray broadcloth with a wide black cravat setting off his frilled shirt to perfection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  He stood on the blackened foundation stones of the burned building, looked down the long avenue of trees leading toward the road and swore lustily, with a joy too deep for thankful prayer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  But now, when the war was over and she went back to Tara to live, she would never again hear their wild halloos as they dashed up the avenue of cedars.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  They had evidently spent the night under the trees in someone's front yard, for a sand and gravel driveway stretched out before her, winding away under an avenue of cedars.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
7  Prissy climbed reluctantly from the wagon with many groans and timorously followed Scarlett up the avenue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  A little farther on, Scarlett drew rein in front of the avenue of oaks that led from the road to old Angus MacIntosh's house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  The avenue seemed miles long and the horse, pulling stubbornly at her hand, plopped slower and slower.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  She stood for a moment remembering small things, the avenue of dark cedars leading to Tara, the banks of cape jessamine bushes, vivid green against the white walls, the fluttering white curtains.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
11  Through the boughs of the long avenue beyond the gardens she caught the flash of wheels, and divined that more visitors were approaching.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
12  In its inconvenient brightness Rosedale seemed to waver a moment, as though conscious that every avenue of escape was unpleasantly illuminated.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
13  Another piece called to her mind a dainty young woman clad in an Empire gown, taking mincing dancing steps as she came down a long avenue between tall hedges.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
14  However, one morning Marija took her usual detour, and, to her horror and dismay, saw a crowd of people in front of the bank, filling the avenue solid for half a block.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 11
15  He turned away while speaking, and was about to leave the place through the avenue by which Duncan had approached, when a growl caught his ear, and caused him to hesitate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
Example Sentence:
1  We should explore/pursue every avenue in the search for an answer to this problem.
2  The avenue had never been paved, and deep mud made it impassable in winter.
3  A broad avenue of lime trees led up to a grand entrance with huge oak doors.
4  We need to explore every possible avenue.
5  The president wants to explore every avenue towards peace in the region.
6  The procession moved along the main avenue some three-quarters of a mile, and then groups and couples began to slip aside into branch avenues, fly along the dismal corridors, and take each other by surprise at points where the corridors joined again.
7  The procession moved along the main avenue some three-quarters of a mile.
8  Adding Continental to the litigation against the largest U.S. automaker creates an alternative avenue for plaintiffs to seek damages because GM's 2009 bankruptcy reorganization may shield the carmaker from liability for the claims.
9  Authorities, however, are concerned that anonymous transactions conducted online are providing an avenue for illicit and criminal activities.
10  Irving set up lots of avenues for employee commentary and recommendations on how the change was going.
11  Several avenues are open to us.
12  Most of Manhattan is laid out in/on a grid pattern with avenues going north-south and streets east-west.