thruway
noun Date: 1930 expressway

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thruway — may refer to: *New York State Thruway toll highway. *Baltimore Harbor Tunnel Thruway. *Thruway Motorcoach service provided by Amtrak …   Wikipedia

  • thruway — ☆ thruway [thro͞o′wā΄ ] n. EXPRESSWAY …   English World dictionary

  • Thruway —  is the correct official spelling in many highway contexts (New York State Thruway Authority, Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • thruway — [[t]θru͟ːweɪ[/t]] thruways also throughway N COUNT A thruway is a wide road that is specially designed so that a lot of traffic can move along it very quickly. It is usually divided along the middle, so that traffic travelling in one direction is …   English dictionary

  • thruway — US var. of THROUGHWAY. * * * thruway var. throughway …   Useful english dictionary

  • thruway — /throoh way /, n. a limited access toll highway providing a means of direct transportation between distant areas for high speed automobile traffic. Also, throughway. [1940 45; THRU + WAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • thruway — noun A thoroughfare …   Wiktionary

  • thruway — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, US highway, alley, alleyway, arterial, arterial highway, arterial street, artery, autoroute, autostrada, avenue, belt highway, blind alley, boulevard, bypass, byway, camino real, carriageway, causeway, causey …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thruway — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A course affording passage from one place to another: avenue, boulevard, drive, expressway, freeway, highway, path, road, roadway, route, street, superhighway, thoroughfare, turnpike, way. See MOVE, OPEN …   English dictionary for students

  • thruway — thru|way throughway [ˈθru:weı] n AmE a wide road for fast traffic that you pay to use …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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