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  1. drive, parkwaynoun

    a wide scenic road planted with trees

    "the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"


  1. parkwaynoun

    a road, a thoroughfare

  2. parkwaynoun

    a scenic freeway

  3. parkway

    a divided highway with a landscaped median

  4. parkwaynoun

    a railway station built on the edge of a town, typically with a large car park to function as a park and ride interchange.


  1. Parkway

    A parkway is a landscaped thoroughfare. The term is particularly used for a roadway in a park or connecting to a park from which trucks and other heavy vehicles are excluded.Over the years, many different types of roads have been labeled parkways. The term may be used to describe city streets as narrow as 2 lanes with a landscaped median, wide landscaped setbacks, or both. The term has also been applied to scenic highways and to limited-access roads more generally. Many parkways originally intended for scenic, recreational driving have evolved into major urban and commuter routes.


  1. parkway

    A parkway is a type of broad, landscaped highway or road, often divided, meant for non-commercial, recreational or scenic driving. They are typically decorated with trees, gardens, or other greenery, and may have designated picnic or park areas. They often prohibit heavy trucks or commercial vehicles to provide a more enjoyable driving experience. The name implies that the route is more scenic and slower paced compared to a freeway or motorway.


  1. Parkway

    The term parkway has several distinct principal meanings and numerous synonyms around the world, for either a type of landscaped area or a type of road. ⁕Type of landscaped area: The central area, often landscaped, which separates opposing lanes of traffic on divided streets, roads, and limited-access highways. Also known as a median in, central reservation in, median strip in, or central nature strip in Australia. ⁕Types of a road: ⁕A divided limited-access road with grade separated interchanges. Also known as an expressway, freeway, and interstate highway in North American English; motorway, expressway and dual carriageway in Britain; Autobahn in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and Autostrada in Italy, Poland, Romania, Lithuania, Albania, Belgium, Egypt, Lebanon and Israel. ⁕A broad landscaped highway thoroughfare, or a roadway in a park or a landscaped thoroughfare connecting parks from which trucks and other heavy vehicles are excluded. ⁕Type of railway station: A railway station built on the edge of a town, typically with a large car park to function as a park and ride interchange.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parkway in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parkway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of parkway in a Sentence

  1. Josh Greengard:

    Newhall Units were able to locate the vehicle on the northbound I-5 around Magic Mountain Parkway, we attempted to pull the vehicle over and a pursuit was initiated.

  2. Charles Lauller:

    Why is the place you drive on is a parkway, and the place you park on is the driveway?

  3. Maddy Pryor:

    People were getting out of their cars both in the service area and on both sides of the parkway.

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