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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Gates set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid.

Usage examples (37)
  • For my part, now, I consider supper as a turnpike through which one must pass, in order to get to bed.
  • Here in Florida, the turnpike is the Ronald Reagan turnpike and we just got a new school here in Miami-Dade County named after him.
  • With marketing in mind, the state’s highway department eschewed the word turnpike in favor of the more poetic parkway.
  • He discusses his engineering education at Cooper Union, and his work with Howard, Needles, Tamman & Bergendoff in turnpike construction. for more
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