towaway

/toh"euh way'/, n.
1. an act or instance of towing away a vehicle that has been illegally parked.
2. the vehicle towed away.
adj.
3. designated as an area illegal for parking and from which parked cars will be towed away: a towaway zone.
[1955-60; n., adj. use of v. phrase tow away]

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