Simple Definition of underpass
: a place where a road or railroad crosses under another road or railroad
Full Definition of underpass
: a crossing of a highway and another way (as a road or railroad) at different levels; also : the lower level of such a crossing
Examples of underpass in a sentence
We stood on the bridge and looked down at the underpass.
First Known Use of underpass
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UNDERPASS Defined for Kids
Definition of underpass for Students
: a road or passage that runs under something (as another road)
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