green·​way ˈgrēn-ˌwā How to pronounce greenway (audio)
: a corridor of undeveloped land preserved for recreational use or environmental protection

Examples of greenway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Probably because most of them are themselves cyclists) can take to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a twenty-two-mile-long rail-to-trail greenway that runs from Greenville to Travelers Rest. Michael Venutolo-Mantovani, Condé Nast Traveler, 3 Mar. 2023 The trail would connect with future greenway trails on neighboring properties, according to Goodman’s letter that’s included in her lawsuit against the town. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 16 May 2024 In addition to potential city funding, projects such as public art and greenway expansion could also involve Mecklenburg County, Rhew said. Mary Ramsey, Charlotte Observer, 16 Apr. 2024 Ensured that issues like public health, the environment, open space and greenways were incorporated in the inaugural Regional Plan. Abigail Celaya, The Arizona Republic, 14 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for greenway 

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Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of greenway was in 1965

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“Greenway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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