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Meaning of turnpike

turn•pike

Pronunciation: (tûrn'pīk"), [key]
— n.
  1. a high-speed highway, esp. one maintained by tolls.
  2. (formerly) a barrier set across such a highway to stop passage until a toll has been paid; tollgate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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