Definition of freeway
1 : an expressway with fully controlled access
2 : a highway without toll fees
Examples of freeway in a Sentence
a new driver who's nervous about driving on the freeway for the first time
Recent Examples of freeway from the Web
The disabled vehicle then careened into the motorist standing on the freeway shorty before 7:45 p.m., police said.
Their wish list pointed them straight to the Bench: a central location, easy access to the freeway and Downtown Boise, a house with character, four bedrooms, a big backyard, a garage and a price tag of up to $360,000.
The $90 million six-lane freeway stretching from downtown to the western leg of I-77 was intended to reduce congestion on city streets and surrounding highways.
Authorities say both Guzman and Lozano's bodies were found in 2011, dumped along a freeway in Lincoln Heights.
A man has been arrested and is suspected of killing a teenage girl and a 22-year-old woman who vanished from their Los Angeles neighborhoods months apart in 2011 and dumping their bodies along California freeways, police said Tuesday.
Fred Levine, an Oceanfront resident, likened the boardwalk to the 405 Freeway between the piers and said crashes are underreported.
Local road upgrades would do little to address congestion on surface streets and would have about the same effect as a tunnel on regional freeway traffic, the report said.
Instead, they are united by jet ways, freeways, and satellite dishes 10 meters across.
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Definition of freeway for English Language Learners
: a wide highway that is built for fast travel
FREEWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of freeway for Students
: an expressway that can be used without paying tolls
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