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 The next update on the parkway’s timetable will be available at the April 19 meeting of the county board’s Transportation Committee, Becker said. Mike Danahey, chicagotribune.com, 7 Apr. 2022 The parkway was closed in the area until midmorning Sunday, park police said. Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2022 State Police Public Information Officer Scotty Sharp told CNN that the parkway is closed in both directions near mile marker 131 in Elizabethtown. Lauren M. Johnson, CNN, 6 Jan. 2022 Martin Manion, 64, of the 600 block of South Bryan Street, Elmhurst, was cited for theft at 7:51 p.m. March 20, after admitting to removing several political signs from the parkway along Butterfield Road near Eldridge Park. Graydon Megan, chicagotribune.com, 25 Mar. 2022 The city did some sewer repairs in the parkway alongside our front walk over the winter. Neil Sperry, San Antonio Express-News, 18 Mar. 2022 The county’s Josiah Henson Museum and Park stands on Old Georgetown Road, just south of the parkway. Washington Post, 25 Feb. 2022 The Ford Mustang came to rest in the parkway on the south side of the road. Beacon-news Staff, chicagotribune.com, 7 Feb. 2022 The teen collapsed a few yards away in the parkway. jsonline.com, 27 Oct. 2021 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'parkway.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of parkway

1875, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About parkway

Time Traveler for parkway

Time Traveler

The first known use of parkway was in 1875

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near parkway

Park Slope

parkway

parky

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for parkway

Last Updated

3 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Parkway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parkway. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for parkway

parkway

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

Kids Definition of parkway

: a broad landscaped highway

More from Merriam-Webster on parkway

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for parkway

Nglish: Translation of parkway for Spanish Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about parkway

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!