Examples of highway in a Sentence
I had heard there was a traffic jam on the highway, so I took the side roads.
the four-lane highway narrows to two lanes once you leave the city
Recent Examples of highway from the Web
All lanes are open. *** OUTER WASHINGTON COUNTY 6:30 a.m. U.S. 26 is now open in both directions following a crash where a truck hit several elk on the highway.
But the highway remains open, although Pennsylvania State Police are urging motorists to postpone travel if possible.
The trip back to Nazareth took all of an hour on the highway.
The highway remains among the most dangerous in the state.
Everything else — from the federal highways to staffing the embassies to the FBI — adds up to about 20 cents on the federal spending dollar.
The crash left at least two coaches tumbled onto their sides, one of them on top of another coach, and two dangling precariously off the edge of the bridge; the locomotive that was pulling the train came to a stop on the highway.
Viola Castillo-Hernandez was the widow of the man who’d been shot on the highway back in October 1997.
No motorist fatalities have been reported, although some people in vehicles along the highway were injured.
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First Known Use of highway
before 12th century
Synonymsarterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, way, pass, pike, road, roadway, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike
Related Wordscauseway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
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