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thoroughfare
used in Atlas Shrugged

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a road — typically a main road, but potentially any road, path, or means of getting from one place to another
  • Oh, it's cost him plenty-but he's bought the judge, the clerks, the bailiffs, their backers, their backers1 backers, a few legislators, half a dozen administrators-he's bought the whole legal process, like a private thoroughfare, and there's no single crossroad left for me to squeeze through to stop it!
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (71% in)

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