A thoroughfare is a road connecting one location to another.[1] On land a thoroughfare may refer to anything from a multi-lane highway with grade separated junctions, to a rough trail.[citation needed] Thoroughfares used by a variety of traffic, such as cars on roads and highways. On water a thoroughfare may refer to a strait, channel or waterway. The term may also refer to access to a route, distinct from the route itself. In other words, thoroughfare may refer to the legal right to use a particular way.

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  1. ^ "Definition of "Thoroughfare"". Collins English Dictionary. Retrieved 4 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "thoroughfare". Answers.com.