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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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Keyport Plaza fronts Routes 35 and 36, two busy throughways in Keyport, and is less than a mile away from the Garden State Parkway.
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