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throughway

/ (ˈθruːˌweɪ) /
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noun

US a thoroughfare, esp a motorway

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Example sentences from the Web for throughway

  • A tight-fitting wood plug is driven into the throughway of the tee and the ends ground off flush on the emery wheel.

  • The car whizzed off the Throughway, and began weaving through the residential areas of Arlington.

    Martyr|Alan Edward Nourse
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