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Definitions of Via

  1. A road way.
  2. By the way of; as, to send a letter via Queenstown to London.
  3. By the way of; as, he traveled from New York to Chicago via Philadelphia.
  4. Any passage in the body, as the intestine, the vagina, etc.
  5. By way of, as a route or place.
  6. A way; by way of. Via lactea, the milky way.
  7. By way of, as via Marseilles.
  8. A way or passage.
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Usage examples for Via

  1. They then traveled down the Lemhi and across the Divide via Lemhi Pass. – Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society by Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy
  2. Tonight we'll send a message via Interpol to the New York police." – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  3. He did not see me, or I should have suggested to him that in going from Paris to Constantinople it is not usual to travel via London. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  4. And though for a long time the Dean held out, he at last had to admit that, yes, he did believe that a Russian army was being swiftly, secretly transferred, via Archangel and Scotland, to the Continent! – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  5. It was the custom in those days, when any one gave a larger party than usual, to ask Mrs. Miller, a respectable old Anglo- German baker who lived in the Via della Croce, to make tea and manage the refreshments, and one knew whether the party that one was invited to was going to be a large or small one by looking to see if there was " To meet Mrs. Miller" in the corner. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  6. It crept into the Galactic Historian's study via the open door and out again via the open windows, fingering the manuscript each time it passed but doing nothing whatsoever about the temperature. – Collector's Item by Robert F. Young
  7. The greater portion of the marble used; is imported directly from Italy in the block, via New Orleans. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  8. A mail stage leaves Rock Springs daily, except Sunday, for Grand Teton National Park via the Hoback Canyon. – Grand Teton [Wyoming] National Park by United States Dept. of the Interior
  9. Michelangelo took fire at once, and again hastened to Carrara to arrange for marble to be sent to his studio in the Via Mozzi, now the Via S. Zenobi; while the building stone was brought from Fiesole. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  10. They came via Germany. – The New Germany by George Young
  11. But on the day that Filippino's funeral passed along the Via dei Servi, every shop there was closed and all Florence mourned for him. – Knights of Art Stories of the Italian Painters by Amy Steedman
  12. A ticket to anywhere via Calais at once- or a revolver. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  13. I merely added that I had secured the diamonds and had managed to reach Paris via Strasbourg. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  14. The Christian life is and must be a Via Crucis, yet at the same time is the way that leadeth unto life. – The Making of an Apostle by R. J. Campbell
  15. Commander Peary and his family returned to the United States via railroad- train. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  16. The price- level outside New York City, for instance, affects the price- level in New York City only via changes in the money in New York City. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  17. On June 27 Dr. Wilson with Bowers and Cherry- Garrard started on a remarkable journey to Cape Crozier, nearly seventy miles distant from Cape Evans, via Hut Point and the Barrier. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  18. In exchange every returning boat brought rolls of dispatches which I wired East, and in this way for more than a week the entire telegraphic communication between the East and the West via Pittsburgh was maintained. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  19. E via in seguito! – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  20. White will have to withdraw his Queen via R 3, and Black can use the time to begin his advance on the Queen's side. – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
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