Thanksgiving express lane
 n.Gloss: a brand-new term for a part of airspace normally reserved for military flights that will be opened up to commercial traffic during the busiest flying days of the year. «The most significant change is that the Pentagon will open unused military airspace from Florida to Maine to create “a Thanksgiving express lane’” for commercial airliners. It will be open next week for five days—Wednesday through Sunday—for the busiest days of Thanksgiving travel.» —“Holiday ‘Express Lane’ OK’d for Flyers” in Washington, D.C. New York Times Nov. 15, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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