parkway

[pahrk-wey]

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. parkman, francis,
  2. parkour,
  3. parks,
  4. parks, rosa,
  5. parkville,
  6. parky,
  7. parl.,
  8. parl. proc.,
  9. parlance,
  10. parlando

Origin of parkway

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

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British Dictionary definitions for parkway

parkway

noun

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