ETYM French boulevard, boulevart, from German bollwerk. Related to Bulwark.
1. Originally, a bulwark or rampart of fortification or fortified town.
2. A public walk or street occupying the site of demolished fortifications. Hence: A broad avenue in or around a city.
3. (French) wide avenue, especially near park or river; fashionable promenade.
Šetalište, široka i lepa ulica zasađena drvećem, glavna ulica; voj. tvrđava, bedem. (fr.)