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Meaning of THOROUGHFARE

Pronunciation:  'thurow`fehr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a public road from one place to another
 

THOROUGHFARE is a 12 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: artery, blind alley, cul de sac, dead-end street, impasse, road, route, street

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thor"ough*fare`\, n. [AS. [thorn]urhfaru.]
1. A passage through; a passage from one street or opening to
   another; an unobstructed way open to the public; a public
   road; hence, a frequented street.

         A large and splendid thoroughfare.    --Motley.

2. A passing or going through; passage. [R.]

         [Made] Hell and this world -- one realm, one
         continent Of easy thoroughfare.       --Milton.

 

 

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