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parkway

Syllabification: park·way
Pronunciation: /ˈpärkˌwā
 
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Definition of parkway in English:

noun

North American An open landscaped highway.
Example sentences
  • But I refuse to be a part of the madness that takes over the parkways and highways on the day after Thanksgiving.
  • Most of the parkway will be open on schedule May 20, with some of the eastbound bridges due to open a month late and the westbound bridges due to open about six months behind last month's original completion date.
  • He planned to fill 172 acres of its bay side and reclaim enough land from all sides of the harbor-even at the foot of the bluffs of the north shore for a scenic parkway for automobiles along the waterfront.

Words that rhyme with parkway

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