Madison-avenue meaning

The US advertising industry.
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Of, relating to, or working in the US advertising industry.
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(place) A street in New York City, regarded as the center of the U.S. advertising industry.
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(place) This industry, its practices, its influence, etc.
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An avenue in Manhattan, New York, known as the center of the American advertising industry.
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(by extension) This industry, whatever location.
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Origin of madison-avenue

  • After Madison Avenue in New York City, historically the center of the industry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Madison Avenue, a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, where advertising boomed in the 1920s.

    From Wiktionary