[ pahrk-wey ]
/ ˈpɑrkˌweɪ /


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.

Origin of parkway

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; park + way1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for parkway

/ (ˈpɑːkˌweɪ) /


(in the US and Canada) a wide road planted with trees, turf, etc
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