thruway

noun thru·way \ ˈthrü-ˌwā \
variants: or less commonly throughway

Definition of thruway

Examples of thruway in a Sentence

  1. the New York State Thruway

  2. we took back roads on the way out, and the thruway on the way back

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First Known Use of thruway

1930


THRUWAY Defined for English Language Learners

thruway

noun

Definition of thruway for English Language Learners

  • : a large highway that can be entered and left only at certain places


THRUWAY Defined for Kids

thruway

noun thru·way \ ˈthrü-ˌwā \

Definition of thruway for Students



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