Meaning of thoroughfare

thor•ough•fare

Pronunciation: (thûr'ō-fâr", -u-fâr", thur'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a road, street, or the like, that leads at each end into another street.
  2. a major road or highway.
  3. a passage or way through: no thoroughfare.
  4. a strait, river, or the like, affording passage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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