highway

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noun high·way \ˈhī-ˌwā\

Definition of highway

  1. :  a public way; especially :  a main direct road

Examples of highway in a sentence

  1. I had heard there was a traffic jam on the highway, so I took the side roads.

  2. the four-lane highway narrows to two lanes once you leave the city

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of highway

before 12th century



HIGHWAY Defined for English Language Learners

highway

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noun high·way \ˈhī-ˌwā\

Definition of highway for English Language Learners

  • : a main road that connects cities, towns, etc.


HIGHWAY Defined for Kids

highway

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noun high·way \ˈhī-ˌwā\

Definition of highway for Students

  1. :  a main road



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