causeway

noun cause·way \ ˈkȯz-ˌwā \

Definition of causeway

1 :a raised way across wet ground or water
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.

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Origin and Etymology of causeway

Middle English cauciwey, from cauci + wey way


CAUSEWAY Defined for English Language Learners

causeway

noun

Definition of causeway for English Language Learners

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


CAUSEWAY Defined for Kids

causeway

noun cause·way \ ˈkȯz-ˌwā \

Definition of causeway for Students

:a raised road or way across wet ground or water


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