Meaning of via

vi•a

Pronunciation: (vī'u, vē'u), [key]
— prep.
  1. by a route that touches or passes through; by way of: to fly to Japan via the North Pole.
  2. by the agency or instrumentality of: a solution via an inquiry.
—n.
  1. a space between two mutules.
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