from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Common misspelling of thoroughfare.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thoroughfare; an unobstructed passage.


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  • Just think the republican is going to clog every throughfare with horses and buggies when it come what best for the American people.

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  • Plenty of grounds share Colchester's proximity to a major throughfare.

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  • My own flat in the West End of Glasgow is just off Great Western Road, so named because it runs west out of Glasgow and was historically a major throughfare, wide and long.

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  • The Embarcadero was not a throughfare like the Viaduct.

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  • The better example is San Francisco's Central Freeway which used to be the throughfare connecting U. S.101 South to the Golden Gate Bridge.

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  • Great Queen Street last week, and made that no throughfare too.

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  • Myddelton Construction Ltd, the Yorkshire-based award-winning heritage specialist contractor, have been working on a historically sensitive building site on Berwick's main shopping throughfare, 119 -126 Marygate.

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  • I understand exactly what you are saying but the big difference in those streets is that the east/west downtown streets are city run streets and Fla/Neb and Hills are all FDOT run streets and their focus is to move traffic plain and simple - too bad if it goes through a neighborhood and be damed if it may slow traffic and make it a more ped friendly throughfare.

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  • The traffic that H.D. will create will cause our only throughfare to become distressed again.

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  • The street was not real, but in my dream it was a main narrow throughfare in Dream-Cambridge.

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