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Definition of "parkway" [park•way]

  • A broad landscaped highway, often divided by a planted median strip. (noun)
  • Mississippi Valley, Ohio Valley, & Western U.S. See parking. See Regional Note at parking. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "parkway" in a sentence
  • "And trying to "merge" on the the parkway from a sidestreet was like trying to get on a California freeway in a Geo Metro."
  • "(The lower portion of Jakes Branch in South Toms River, east of the parkway, is classified as Hardwood Swamp Forest)."
  • "The Beachwood area west of the parkway is not curerntly served by the Beachwood Borough Utilities Authority sewer system."