a broad thoroughfare with a dividing strip or side strips planted with grass, trees, etc.
Chiefly New York State and Western New England. a strip of grass, sometimes planted with trees or shrubs, between a sidewalk and curb.
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How to use parkway in a sentence
Fairfax County police said a man — who was later identified as Syed-Humza Mahmood, of Annandale — was driving his Lexus “at a high rate of speed” southbound on the parkway when he hit two vehicles before his car flipped and he was ejected.Two men die in separate weekend crashes in Northern Virginia | Dana Hedgpeth | October 18, 2021 | Washington Post
It traveled three miles before exploding above the parkway, showering the pavement with debris.During the Cold War, D.C. was ringed by Nike missile sites. One had an accident. | John Kelly | October 16, 2021 | Washington Post
Best time to visit “We usually tell folks to expect peak leaf color in mid-October,” says Amy Ney, communications coordinator for the Blue Ridge parkway Association, the marketing partner for the parkway.
Operated by the National Park Service, the parkway is a planned landscape, unlike most national park areas.
From the lowest portion of the parkway at the James River in Virginia, the elevation increases nearly 3,300 feet over a 13-mile distance to Thunder Ridge.
If nothing else, the cop himself should have called 911 when the group decided to block the Henry Hudson parkway.
A week later, Lopez was dead at age 29—shot and killed with an illegal gun on the side of a Long Island parkway.After Policeman’s Death, Can Obama Finally Answer Gun Law Questions? | Nina E. Gonzalez | November 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maueen's was one of the four bodies found in the bushes of Long Island's Ocean parkway.Long Island Serial Killer: A Victim's Roommate Speaks | Christine Pelisek | April 16, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
A narrow parkway cuts through the beach here, with only sand dunes and brush on each side.
Across from the county jail on the parkway there near the esplanade.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Telling the driver to follow him, he descended and crossed to where Cathedral parkway switches off.The Stolen Singer | Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
But when Victor left the parkway he saw in his mirror no flashing red light, somewhere he had lost the police.You Don't Make Wine Like the Greeks Did | David E. Fisher
A patrol car caught up with him on Grand Central parkway and forced him off the road.You Don't Make Wine Like the Greeks Did | David E. Fisher
For the five mile ride along the parkway there was no need of observing the speed regulations.Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer | J. W. Duffield
British Dictionary definitions for parkway
(in the US and Canada) a wide road planted with trees, turf, etc
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