Definition of Thruway

1. Noun. A broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.

Exact synonyms: Expressway, Freeway, Motorway, Pike, State Highway, Superhighway, Throughway
Specialized synonyms: Autobahn, Autostrada, Toll Road, Turnpike
Terms within: Carriageway
Generic synonyms: Highway, Main Road



Definition of Thruway

1. Noun. (American English) A thoroughfare. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thruway

1. an express highway [n -WAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thruway

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Literary usage of Thruway

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1. Helping Your Child Learn Geography by Carol S. Fromboluti (1996)
"Big Snowstorm. Illustrations and text picture events on a Swedish farm during a raging, January blizzard. Rockwell, Anne. thruway. ..."

2. Adventure Guide to the Champlain and Hudson River Valleys: Including the by Patricia Foulke, Robert Foulke (2001)
"We had admired fleeting glimpses of the sculptures standing in fields near the thruway not far north of Harriman for years. Curiosity eventually led us to ..."

3. The Catskills Alive! by Francine Silverman (2003)
"Another option is to take thruway Exit 21 and 23W toward Stamford (about an hour). Then make a left at Route 10 and follow as above. ..."

4. Daytrips New York: 50 One Day Adventures in New York City and Nearby New by Earl Steinbicker (2002)
"ROUTE NY-23A FROM CATSKILL: From the New York State thruway (I-87) Exit 21 you can drive west along this stunning wilderness route through Greene County, ..."

5. Intercity Passenger Rail: Financial Performance of Amtraks Routes by Phyllis F. Scheinberg (1998)
""Train service was replaced with Amtrak's thruway bus service. •Replaced by the Vermonter between Washington, DC, and St. Albans, Vermont, with connecting ..."

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