causeway

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noun cause·way \ˈkȯz-ˌwā\

Definition of causeway

  1. 1 :  a raised way across wet ground or water

  2. 2 :  highway; especially :  one of ancient Roman construction in Britain

causeway

transitive verb

Examples of causeway in a sentence

  1. 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

causeway

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noun cause·way \ˈkȯz-ˌwā\

Definition of causeway for English Language Learners

  • : a raised road or path that goes across wet ground or water


CAUSEWAY Defined for Kids

causeway

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noun cause·way \ˈkȯz-ˌwā\

Definition of causeway for Students

  1. :  a raised road or way across wet ground or water


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