Definition of parkway
: a broad landscaped thoroughfare
Recent Examples of parkway from the Web
With the opening of the parkway, the ranch is just 15 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and minutes from many of Fort Worth’s finest private schools.
The dogs belonged to homeless campers and were roaming free, not on leashes, in violation of parkway rules.
After residents called 911, police arrived to find a bloodstained car, and a trail of blood leading from the parkway around the side of the building.
But in 1951 the Bureau of Public Roads (the ancestor agency of the current Federal Highway Administration) decided the parkway plan was prohibitively expensive.
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First Known Use of parkway
PARKWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parkway for English Language Learners
: a wide road with trees and grass along the sides and often in the middle
PARKWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of parkway for Students
: a broad landscaped highway
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