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thro' Syllabification: thro'
Pronunciation: /THro͞o/
(or thro)

Definition of thro' in English:

preposition, adverb, & adjective

Literary spelling of through.
Example sentences
  • Friendship, dearest creatures, will make at pleasure a safe bridge over the narrow seas; it will cut an easy passage thro' rocks and mountains, and make England and Italy one country.
  • I have to worry thro' thick and thin to get all my clothes, crockery, chairs, clock, and so on.

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