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via a road or highway; in particular, one of the great Roman roads (in Latin via means ‘road’ or ‘way’).

The preposition via, travelling through (a place) en route to a destination, comes (in the late 18th century) from Latin, ablative of via ‘way, road’.
Via Crucis the Latin name for the Way of the Cross.
via dolorosa the route believed to have been taken by Christ through Jerusalem to Calvary. The name is Latin, and means literally ‘painful path’.
via negativa in theology, a way of describing something by saying what it is not, especially denying that any finite concept of attribute can be identified with or used of God or ultimate reality.

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via / ˈvīə; ˈvēə/ • prep. traveling through (a place) en route to a destination: they came to Europe via Turkey. ∎  by way of; through: they can see the artists' works via a camera hookup. ∎  by means of: a file sent via electronic mail.

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via1 (astron.) Via Lactea the Milky Way XVII; via media intermediate course XIX. — L. via way, road; see WAY.

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via.
1. Roman paved street or road.

2. Gap between the mutules of a Roman Doric or Tuscan Order.

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via2 by way OF. XVIII. — L. viā, abl. of via VIA1.

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VIA Computing versatile interface adapter
• Visually Impaired Association

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