thoroughfare

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noun thor·ough·fare \-ˌfer\

Definition of thoroughfare

  1. 1 :  a way or place for passage: such asa :  a street open at both endsb :  a main road

  2. 2a :  passage, transitb :  the conditions necessary for passing through

Examples of thoroughfare in a sentence

  1. one of the city's main thoroughfares

14th Century

First Known Use of thoroughfare

14th century


THOROUGHFARE Defined for English Language Learners

thoroughfare

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noun thor·ough·fare \-ˌfer\

Definition of thoroughfare for English Language Learners

  • : a main road


THOROUGHFARE Defined for Kids

thoroughfare

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noun thor·ough·fare \ˈthər-ō-ˌfer\

Definition of thoroughfare for Students

  1. 1 :  a street or road open at both ends

  2. 2 :  a main road



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