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.
Origin and Etymology of causeway
Middle English cauciwey, from cauci + wey way
First Known Use: 15th century
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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