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thoroughfare in Roads topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthoroughfarethor‧ough‧fare /ˈθʌrəfeə $ ˈθʌroʊfer, ˈθʌrə-/ noun 🔊 🔊 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
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thoroughfareUp ahead, a thoroughfare Traffic was going across the intersection at a good clip in both directions.Forty-fifth to Fifty-sixth Streets, formerly dead ends at railway yards, became thoroughfares.The Constable was walking along a busy thoroughfare when a crowd assembled owing to the breakdown of a motor car.A main thoroughfare had been created through the centre of that office with the screens.The Visitor's Center is located on Bay Street, the town's main thoroughfare.She walked briskly through the teeming streets and alleyways which lay behind the main thoroughfares of Bridgetown.Since the opening of the Torpoint turnpike, around 1820, it has been Sheviock that now stands on the main thoroughfare.Waterways provide the main thoroughfare in the Upper Mazaruni and many of these are already blocked.In this case a child's shortest distance to school along public thoroughfares was just less than 3 miles.main thoroughfareA main thoroughfare had been created through the centre of that office with the screens.Her love of life and colour making all her perceptions jewel-bright, Luce thoroughly enjoyed her journey down Venice's main thoroughfare.She walked briskly through the teeming streets and alleyways which lay behind the main thoroughfares of Bridgetown.Their motel was off from the main thoroughfare, protected by trees and woodsy seclusion.Paul traversed the lane, preferring the smells of horse-dung from the various stables to the constant traffic of the main thoroughfare.Since the opening of the Torpoint turnpike, around 1820, it has been Sheviock that now stands on the main thoroughfare.Waterways provide the main thoroughfare in the Upper Mazaruni and many of these are already blocked.Now he checked with the policeman whose beat took him down Glenfair Road, the main thoroughfare into which Boundary Drive ran.