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Related to throughway: thruway


Variant of thruway.


(Civil Engineering) US a thoroughfare, esp a motorway


or through•way


ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throughway - a broad highway designed for high-speed trafficthroughway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
autobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking country
autostrada - an expressway in an Italian-speaking country
carriageway - one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
toll road, turnpike - an expressway on which tolls are collected


[ˈθruːweɪ] N (US) → autopista f (de peaje)


thruway [ˈθruːˌweɪ] n (Am) → autostrada a pagamento
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Lane County Circuit JudgeKarsten Rasmussen did not ruleon whether proposed EmX bus linesin west Eugene constitute a throughway in his July dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Eugene broughtby opponents of the EmX project.
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Sixteen project opponents filed suit in April, arguing that the city charter requires the project to go to a public vote because the project would constitute the city creating a throughway under state statutes.