Times Square

noun
  1. 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
  1. 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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times square in Culture

Times Square

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

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Heart of the New York City theater district.

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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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