Definition of Thoroughfares

1. Noun. (plural of thoroughfare) ¹



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Definition of Thoroughfares

1. thoroughfare [n] - See also: thoroughfare

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoroughfares

thorough-going
thorough-pin
thorough-stitch
thoroughbrace
thoroughbraces
thoroughbred
thoroughbred race
thoroughbred racing
thoroughbreds
thorougher
thoroughest
thoroughfare
thoroughfares (current term)
thoroughgo
thoroughgoing
thoroughgoing(a)
thoroughly
thoroughness
thoroughnesses
thoroughpaced
thoroughpin
thoroughpins
thoroughs
thoroughstitch
thoroughwax
thoroughwort
thoroughworts

Literary usage of Thoroughfares

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1. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"Access for servants, &c. — Warming and ventilation, and Aspect of Grand-Entrance. THERE is little to be said respecting STATE-thoroughfares as matter of ..."

2. Landscape-gardening by Ossian Cole Simonds (1920)
"CHAPTER XI PUBLIC thoroughfares A STATEMENT was made at the beginning of this book that its purpose is to help make the country more beautiful. ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1842)
"Walworth on the south, and consists of four principal thoroughfares meeting in an open ... These thoroughfares are lined with good houses, especially in the ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... found in the street leading from the gate of Herculaneum to the forum, which, though it must have been one of the principal thoroughfares in the city, ..."

5. Handbook of the Law of Public Corporations by Henry Hulbert Ingersoll (1904)
"The legislature has general control over all streets, canals, riven, and bridges, and other public thoroughfares, and may compel the municipality to mahe ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"The court held that "all bridges intended and used as thoroughfares are public highways, whether subject to toll or not, and that county bonds which have ..."

7. City Planning for Newark by Newark (N.J.). City Plan Commission, David Grotta (1913)
"Suburban thoroughfares The structural frame of Newark's street system is ... The main traffic highways and suburban thoroughfares are Frelinghuysen Avenue, ..."

8. City Planning for Newark by Newark (N.J.). City Plan Commission, David Grotta (1913)
"Suburban thoroughfares The structural frame of Newark's street system is ... The main traffic highways and suburban thoroughfares are Frelinghuysen Avenue, ..."

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