American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- prep. By way of: went to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia.
- prep. By means of: sent the letter via airmail.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A highway; a road; a way or passage. The word is often used adverbially in the ablative case, with the meaniug ‘by way’ (of being understood with the following noun): as, to send a letter via London (that is, by way of London); to go to Washington via Philadelphia.
- n. In anatomy and medicine, a natural passage of the body.
- Away! off! formerly a word of encouragement from commanders to their men, riders to their horses, etc., and also an expression of impatience, defiance, etc.
- n. A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. (Mainly used in set phrases, below.)
- n. electronics A small hole in a printed-circuit board filled with metal which connects two or more layers.
- prep. By way of; passing through.
- prep. By (means of); using (a medium).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A road or way.
- prep. By the way of.
- From Latin viā, ablative singular of via ("way, road"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin viā, ablative of via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The up train, which runs from Bristol to London in exactly two hours, via Badminton, is matched by a down train in the same time by the easier but slightly longer main line (_via_ Bath), giving a start-to-stop speed of 59-1/8 miles an hour, with a dead slow through Bath Station.”
The King's Post Being a volume of historical facts relating to the posts, mail coaches, coach roads, and railway mail services of and connected with the ancient city of Bristol from 1580 to the present time
“The word via means "by way of" or "through," which gets at the heart of VIA at HCH's three-fold goal: to better the conditions of life for others through service to humanity, build alliances between religious and nonreligious individuals and communities and combat the misconception that the nonreligious do not contribute to society.”
“When the owner/operators Amy Pulley and Alice Cozzolino wanted to sell, they spread the word via their customers.”
“The university announced that the team would arrive at Hinkle Field-house sometime after midnight, spreading the word via radio, e-mails, and texts.”
“Today the easiest solution to fragments is to issue them ISBNs and to link them to the title via a combination or an ISTC.”
“In 1934, when he was matched up against Max Baer in a legitimate contest, Carnera got knocked down eleven times before losing the title via TKO.”
“She has managed never to send a note or a word via Benny to her daughter.”
“Michele Yulo is a mother who signed the J.C. Penney petition; she also spread the word via her blog, on Facebook and on Twitter.”
“Instead, it was Pacquiao 54-3-2, who retained his title via majority decision, ahead by two rounds according to one judge, one according to another and tied according to a third.”
“Just spreading the word via Facebook and Twitter shows them they, and the people they are helping have not been forgotten.”
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