parkway

noun
park·​way | \ ˈpärk-ˌwā How to pronounce parkway (audio) \

Definition of parkway

: a broad landscaped thoroughfare

Examples of parkway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the west side, the rail line would track along the edge of the parkway right of way and affect some residential properties. Washington Post, "Federal review of Baltimore-Washington high-speed maglev project moves ahead," 15 Jan. 2021 Managed by the National Park Service, the parkway isn’t cleared of snow or ice in the winter. New York Times, "Escape From the City: 9 Winter Outings That Fight Cabin Fever," 18 Dec. 2020 The budget for Quartermaster Reach was $23 million, funded in part by the Environmental Protection Agency, and work couldn’t begin until the new parkway was done. John King, SFChronicle.com, "Crissy Field has new neighbors — 7 acres of tidal wetlands and a hilltop park-to-be," 11 Dec. 2020 In early 2011, six more sets of remains were found along the same parkway, including the bones of a toddler believed to belong to one of the other victims. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, "Did the Long Island serial killer shop for look-alike victims online?," 11 Dec. 2020 Do your neighbors enjoy driving to an all-night diner somewhere on the parkway? Mike Rose, cleveland, "What’s the most popular activity in Ohio? (video)," 14 Dec. 2020 The western segment of the parkway tunnels is being topped with fresh soil, and a trail will wend through the historic army batteries and mature trees. John King, SFChronicle.com, "Crissy Field has new neighbors — 7 acres of tidal wetlands and a hilltop park-to-be," 11 Dec. 2020 Further digging nearby would turn up the remains of three other women and the bodies of six others four months later further along the parkway. Robert Gearty, Fox News, "Long Island's Gilgo Beach serial killer case remains unsolved 10 years later," 11 Dec. 2020 The remains of the four women were wrapped in brown burlap that blended into the thick overgrowth and placed about five hundred feet apart along the parkway. Erin Moriarty, CBS News, "Did the Long Island serial killer shop for look-alike victims online?," 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of parkway

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parkway was in 1875

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20 Feb 2021

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“Parkway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parkway. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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parkway

noun

English Language Learners Definition of parkway

US : a wide road with trees and grass along the sides and often in the middle

parkway

noun
park·​way | \ ˈpärk-ˌwā How to pronounce parkway (audio) \

Kids Definition of parkway

: a broad landscaped highway

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