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  • noun Plural form of throughway.


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  • By using the existing tunnels and existing old rail and trolley throughways, they were able to build the initial stages of the system and took it from East St. Louis all the way to the airport out west.

    Matthew Yglesias » Transit in St. Louis 2009

  • Colorful umbrellas covered merchandise lining the crowded throughways.

    Deadly Promises Sherrilyn Kenyon 2010

  • Every sidewalk, subway tunnels, promenades, entryways and throughways siphoning power from the crowd.

    Archive 2007-05-01 2007

  • States have an interest in not having their citizens worrying about watching violence on public throughways, esp. in residential areas where kids and others more at risk (hint: not "better") people reside.

    Balkinization 2007

  • Every sidewalk, subway tunnels, promenades, entryways and throughways siphoning power from the crowd.

    The Piezo Array 2007

  • We rose early the next morning to make it to the MOH before the place was overwhelmed with people (we also had to deal with traffic, which is horrible in Baghdad ... street lights don't work, many throughways are shut down, and hundreds of others are blocked off with checkpoints ... the place reminds me a lot of Tijuana).

    S.D. Liddick: Hitchhiking in Anbar Province 2009

  • Military cars blocked large swaths of main throughways and instead of traffic police, the para-military Basijis — trained volunteers in plain-clothes — were directing traffic.

    Ahmadinejad Confirmed Victor; Violent Protests Erupt in Tehran 2009

  • Closing off streets is a very expensive affair, not to mention irritating drivers that use major throughways to get to work.

    In the News : CBC: Car-free Sundays proposed for some Vancouver streets « Stephen Rees's blog 2008

  • They also make no mention that flammable materials will be prohibited, forcing trucks to already congested throughways.

    Sound Politics: Mayor Gridlock 2006

  • Eventually the county won out and opened up a couple throughways for people to get from the street to the sand.

    The Devil’s in the Diva Paul Ruditis 2007


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