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by way of

Definition of by way of

  1. 1 :  by traveling through (a place) :  via <She came here from China by way of England.>

  2. 2 :  for the purpose of giving, making, or doing (something specified) <This vase is slightly discolored. By way of comparison, examine the vase on the left.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  away

    :  by far :  much

    :  very

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mysterious, holy, or spiritual

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