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thruway

[throo-wey] /ˈθruˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a limited-access toll highway providing a means of direct transportation between distant areas for high-speed automobile traffic.
Origin of thruway
1940-1945
1940-45; thru + way1
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  • Through the screens of the two half-open windows she can hear a rasp of crickets and a dim rush of traffic on the distant thruway.

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