[ vahy-uh, vee-uh ]
/ ˈvaɪ ə, ˈvi ə /


by a route that touches or passes through; by way of: to fly to Japan via the North Pole.
by the agency or instrumentality of: a solution via an inquiry.


Architecture. a space between two mutules.

Origin of via

1770–80; < Latin viā, ablative of via way Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for via

/ (ˈvaɪə) /


by way of; by means of; throughto London via Paris

Word Origin for via

C18: from Latin viā, from via way
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