the Beltway

Definition of the Beltway

  1. :  the political and social world of Washington, D.C. politics inside the Beltway Her influence extends beyond the Beltway.

Word by Word Definitions

beltwayplay Beltway
  1. :  a highway skirting an urban area

    :  the political and social world of Washington, D.C., viewed especially as insular and exclusive


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