a limited-access toll highway providing a means of direct transportation between distant areas for high-speed automobile traffic.
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How to use thruway in a sentence
Ten bands of color—each five separated by a narrow clear strip, detailed the thruway.
Then a five-day resupply and briefing period and back onto another thruway.
And as far as thruway traffic control and authority was concerned, state and national boundaries actually didn't exist.
Three minutes later, they emerged from the tunnel into the red patrol lane of Continental thruway 26-West.
Then they hit the thruway—nine of them packed into the jalopy—the oldest one just seventeen years old.