[ pahrk-wey ]
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  1. a broad thoroughfare with a dividing strip or side strips planted with grass, trees, etc.

  2. 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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Origin of parkway

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; park + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for parkway


/ (ˈpɑːkˌweɪ) /

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

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