Examples of thoroughfare in a Sentence
one of the city's main thoroughfares
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That could mean possible rush hour delays for those traveling on St. Claude Avenue, one of the main thoroughfares into and out of the Lower 9th Ward and St. Bernard Parish.
Graham had argued the city's legal opinion that the ADA does not apply to thoroughfares, walkways and streets.
Buildings on the Paseo de la Reforma and Insurgentes avenue, the city's major thoroughfares, reportedly were heavily damaged.
Linking New York to San Francisco, this notional thoroughfare, pieced together from an assortment of east-west trending roads, was not a U.S. government project but rather an idea seen through to completion by private businessmen.
But some businesses on Duval Street, Key West’s main thoroughfare, remain closed because of flood damage.
Louisiana Highway 182, the thoroughfare on which it is located, has very little traffic and feels absurdly wide.
The site on North Avenue has constructed barriers adjacent to it in major thoroughfares Broadway and Federal Boulevard, as well as both an on- and off-ramp for state Route 94 in between.
That’s the major north-south thoroughfare where Costco will rise on 26 acres not far from Route 70.
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Synonymsarterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, way, thruway, trace, turnpike
Related Wordscauseway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
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