the Great White Way

US informal + old-fashioned : a street in New York City where there are many theaters :

broadway

Her show debuted on the Great White Way.

• • •
Main Entry:white way

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Great White Way — Broadway, in New York City, in the neighborhood chiefly occupied by theaters, as from about 30th Street to about 50th Street; so called from its brilliant illumination at night. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great white shark — Taxobox name = Great white shark fossil range = Pliocene to recent status = VU trend = unknown status system = iucn2.3 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis = Elasmobranchii ordo = Lamniformes …   Wikipedia

  • white way — noun Etymology: the Great White Way, nickname for the theatrical section of Broadway, New York City Date: 1920 a brilliantly lighted street or avenue especially in a city s business or theater district …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Great White (disambiguation) — Great White may refer to the following:*Great white shark, a species of shark *Great White, the band *Great White (film), an Italian film similar to Jaws *Great White (comics) *Great White Brotherhood *Great White Egret, a species of egret *Great …   Wikipedia

  • Great White — This article is about American hard rock band. For the roller coaster, see The Great White. For the shark, see Great white shark. For other uses, see Great White (disambiguation). Great White Great White live on 11 July 2008 at the …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Race (rowing) — The Great Race is an annual rowing race between the men s eight from the University of Waikato, New Zealand and a prominent university team from outside New Zealand. The race is held over a 4.8 kilometre stretch of the Waikato River in Hamilton,… …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Gatsby — This article is about the novel. For the film, TV and opera adaptations, see The Great Gatsby (disambiguation). The Great Gatsby   …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Hunt — infobox Book | name = The Great Hunt orig title = translator = image caption = Original cover of The Great Hunt , showing Rand al Thor holding the Horn of Valere in front of Selene and Loial author = Robert Jordan cover artist = Darrell K. Sweet… …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Gildersleeve — Infobox Radio Show show name = The Great Gildersleeve imagesize = 200px caption = Sam Berman s caricature of The Great Gildersleeve for NBC s 1947 promotional book shows Harold Peary as Gildersleeve and Walter Tetley as Leroy Forester. runtime =… …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom — Infobox Amusement park name = Six Flags The Great Escape Splashwater Kingdom location = Queensbury, New York (Advertised as in Lake George, New York) area = approximately 150 acres opening date = 1954 previous names = Storytown USA , The Great… …   Wikipedia

  • The Great Silence — Infobox Film | name = The Great Silence caption = The Great Silence DVD cover director = Sergio Corbucci producer = writer = Mario Amendola Bruno Corbucci Sergio Corbucci Vittoriano Petrilli starring = Jean Louis Trintignant Klaus Kinski Frank… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.