Definitions

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  • noun US A broad highway fit for high-speed traffic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

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Examples

  • The motel Zacatecas on the main North South throughway is quiet and inexpensive.

    Hotel in Zacatecas

  • I had to pull off the road on the throughway, which is illegal, and stop my heart from palpitating, you know?

    Modern Guitars Magazine

  • I had to pull off the road on the throughway, which is illegal, and stop my heart from palpitating, you know?

    Modern Guitars Magazine

  • In one way the book felt like a throughway to connect the first book and the establishment of characters with the third book and the ultimate showdown.

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  • In one way the book felt like a throughway to connect the first book and the establishment of characters with the third book and the ultimate showdown.

    Rabid Reads: "City of Ashes" by Cassandra Clare

  • To get the best overall view we trek up a dirty river, then along a wide throughway with an endless line of white figures marching down one lane, and an equally daunting line of black figures marching up; bellies down, backs up.

    Richard Bangs: Mind Sex with Strangers

  • To get the best overall view we trek up a dirty river, then along a wide throughway with an endless line of white figures marching down one lane, and an equally daunting line of black figures marching up; bellies down, backs up.

    Richard Bangs: Mind Sex with Strangers

  • The gallery they gave Mike Arcega to continue this thought is more a throughway.

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  • All summer last year, my roommate and I played San Andreas largely to the exclusion of all else, for long hours in the dog days when, here in Spanish Harlem (the header image is a crummy shop of my neighborhood's main throughway), the neighborhood residents took life out into the streets.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Which was strange, if you thought about it, since it was a federal airport, operated by the Federal Aviation Administration, and reachable only by a federally constructed throughway.

    I Don’t Understand ?

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