Definition of Parkway

1. Noun. A wide scenic road planted with trees. "The riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"

Exact synonyms: Drive
Generic synonyms: Road, Route
Derivative terms: Drive, Drive, Drive, Drive, Drive, Drive, Drive



Definition of Parkway

1. Noun. a road, a thoroughfare ¹

2. Noun. (American English) a scenic freeway ¹

3. Noun. (American English) a divided highway with a landscaped median ¹

4. Noun. (context: rail transport British) a railway station built on the edge of a town, typically with a large car park to function as a park and ride interchange. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parkway

1. a wide highway [n -WAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parkway

parkland
parklands
parkleaves
parkless
parklet
parklets
parklike
parkly
parkour
parkoured
parkouring
parkours
parks
parkside
parkward
parkway (current term)
parkways
parky
parlance
parlances
parlando
parlante
parlay
parlayed
parlaying
parlays
parle
parled
parles
parley

Literary usage of Parkway

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1. Planning Problems of Town, City, and Region: Papers and Discussions at the by American Civic Association (1917)
"The parkway plan was adopted as the best means of protecting the river from pollution and ... The parkway was not laid out on a comprehensive city plan but ..."

2. Code of Ordinances of the City of New York by New York (N.Y.)., Arthur Fortunatus Cosby (1909)
"Ordinances Applicable to the Ordinary use of the Ocean Boulevard, the Eastern parkway and the Speedway in the Boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. ..."

3. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"I was very much interested with what Mr. Day said about the parkway. In our last six million dollar loan there were two millions dollars borrowed for the ..."

4. Report Upon the Development of Public Grounds for Greater Baltimore by Olmsted Brothers, Municipal Art Society of Baltimore (1904)
"We therefore show the parkway as turning a little to the south, so as to join the Frederick Road, which it would follow for nearly a mile, ..."

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