The definition of a thoroughfare is a main road or a road that connects two places.(noun)
The main street that takes you from one end of town to the other is an example of a thoroughfare.
See thoroughfare in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME thurghfare: see through & fare
See thoroughfare in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English thurghfare
Origin: : thurgh, thorow, through; see Thorough
Origin: + fare, road (from Old English faru, fǽr, from faran, to go; see fare).
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