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See also: via, vía, and vi'a



From Latin viā, ablative singular form of via (way, road).



  1. (British spelling) Dated form of via.
    • 1886: Comte De Paris, The Battle of Gettysburg, page 248[1]:
      Stahel's calvary division moved from Warrington, viâ Gainesville, to Fairfax Court-house.
    • 1907: Karl Baedeker, Paris and environs: with routes from London to Paris; handbook for travellers, page 32[2]:
      To the right are the Lignes de Normandie (England viâ Dieppe or Le Havre).
    • 1912: Claudius Madrolle, Northern China, the Valley of the Blue River, Korea, page 386 (2nd Ed.; Hachette & company)
      The foundries produced, in 1909, 74,000 tons of pig-iron which were exported viâ Shang-hai to Japan and even to America.