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The Park Service also said the Memorial Bridge and parts of major thoroughfares downtown, including Constitution, Pennsylvania and Independence avenues, would be blocked.

Its main thoroughfare, 3rd Street, cuts through both the business and entertainment districts in town.

We ducked into the woods behind our house in Vermont, crossed the neighbor’s field, and emerged onto a quiet gravel track that was once a thoroughfare to a copper mine.

In New York City, the Metro Transit Authority trialed a system on major thoroughfares with a reported rate of 0% accuracy.

Unlike many clubs, the Stonewall Inn, which opened in March 1967, was on a main thoroughfare instead of a side street.

Davis was one of the last ones out and hurried to follow the other hostages, who were being marched down the thoroughfare.

On a busy Manhattan thoroughfare, the artist Andy Golub painted the bodies of nude models.

“Libya in general is a major thoroughfare, the I-95 for foreign fighters into Syria from Africa,” the U.S. defense official said.

The Border Patrol's Tucson sector, long a major thoroughfare for illegal immigration, stands out as an outlier.

In Hebron, Israeli settlers occupy the main thoroughfare and commonly attack Palestinians.

Newhall Street, and a new thoroughfare made in continuation of Bread Street.

A cross-road from the Black Caon road would place them in the thoroughfare that ran past the house.

Matt took the cross-road on two wheels, and, half a minute later, lurched into the main thoroughfare in the same way.

But in the great thoroughfare the tide of vehicles and foot passengers was perceptibly thinning.

"It is a crowded thoroughfare," the man remarked nervously, looking up and down Shaftesbury Avenue.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thoroughfare, such as: artery, avenue, boulevard, causeway, expressway, and freeway.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.