Definition of causeway
1 : a raised way across wet ground or water
2 : highway; especially : one of ancient Roman construction in Britain
Examples of causeway in a Sentence
The island is linked by a causeway to the mainland.
Recent Examples of causeway from the Web
Just offshore, connected to downtown by a causeway, is a glimmer of what Clearwater could be.
Marchers eventually cleared the causeway and headed back toward downtown, where some entered a freeway ramp.
In Miami, protesters shook signs and chanted during a demonstration on Friday evening, blocking the causeway that connects the city’s downtown and South Beach.
Things are definitely not looking good on the causeways in Ramses.
Initial bridge plans called for the causeway to extend all the way from Oakland to Yerba Buena Island.
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Origin and Etymology of causeway
Middle English cauciwey, from cauci + wey way
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
CAUSEWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of causeway for English Language Learners
: a raised road or path that goes across wet ground or water
CAUSEWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of causeway for Students
: a raised road or way across wet ground or water
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