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noun as in highway

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We are driving down the New Jersey Turnpike on a raw Sunday morning in March.

He was heading toward home on the Pennsylvania Turnpike when he found himself pulling over.

Jersey Turnpike (v.)—to perform a dance move in which one jams his/her rear end against a man's crotch and then bends over.

In the "good old coaching days" the turnpike tolls paid on a coach running daily from here to London amounted to £1,428 per year.

The place was a field, the first beyond the turnpike gate, and within a mile of the city.

A country girl, riding by a turnpike-road without paying toll, the gate-keeper hailed her and demanded his fee.

Sixty, nay fifty, years ago, there were six toll-houses and turnpike bars between London and Portsmouth.

Chicot stopped at a turnpike, and asked the man if he had seen three travelers pass on mules.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to turnpike, such as: expressway, freeway, interstate, roadway, state highway, and superhighway.

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