What does parkway mean?

Definitions for parkwayˈpɑrkˌweɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word parkway.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drive, parkway(noun)

    a wide scenic road planted with trees

    "the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"


  1. parkway(Noun)

    a road, a thoroughfare

  2. parkway(Noun)

    a scenic freeway

  3. parkway

    a divided highway with a landscaped median

  4. parkway(Noun)

    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

    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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Lauller:

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

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