Times Square


noun

a wide intersection extending from 43rd to 47th Streets in central Manhattan, New York City, where Broadway and Seventh Avenue intersect.

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British Dictionary definitions for Times Square

Times Square

noun

a square formed by the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue in New York City, extending from 42nd to 45th Street
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Cultural definitions for Times Square

Times Square

Area of Manhattan formed by the intersection of Broadway (see also Broadway) and Seventh Avenue between Forty-second and Forty-fourth Streets.

notes for Times Square

Heart of the New York City theater district.

notes for Times Square

Once known for its high levels of crime, prostitution, and pornography, in recent years it has been cleaned up.

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Site of a large, annual New Year's Eve celebration.
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