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
Not that there aren't also a variety of concerns (beyond just safety) about freeway farming.
Detectives believe Spaid’s truck entered the freeway at Cooper Street and approached Matlock Road.
The blaze, which briefly closed a portion of the freeway, burned about 60 acres and took about two and a half hours to control, Nampa Fire Battalion Chief Todd Banta said.
The streets and freeways were closed off or with access reserved only for emergency vehicles.
The project’s main goal is to provide safe passage over the 10-lane freeway for mountain lions in the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains whose population has dwindled because of suburban sprawl and habitat fragmentation.
The protest was peaceful as darkness fell, but a smaller group splintered off and walked down an entrance ramp to block Interstate 94, quickly snarling traffic and leading to the freeway’s shutdown in both directions.
A scary scene unfolded in front of commuters Monday night when a woman apparently fighting with an occupant of another car was dragged along an Orange County freeway.
The entire chase last about four minutes on a busy Ohio freeway during rush hour traffic, Fox45Now reported.
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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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