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Topic: ROADS

Date: 1300-1400
Origin: thorough 'through, from end to end' ( THOROUGH) + fare 'way, journey' ( FARE1)

thoroughfare

noun
     
thor‧ough‧fare
1 [countable]TTR the main road through a place such as a city or village:
The motel was off the main thoroughfare.
2

no thoroughfare

British EnglishTTR a written sign used to tell people that they cannot go on a particular road or path
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