underpass

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noun un·der·pass \-ˌpas\

Definition of underpass

  1. :  a crossing of a highway and another way (as a road or railroad) at different levels; also :  the lower level of such a crossing

Examples of underpass in a sentence

  1. We stood on the bridge and looked down at the underpass.

1903

First Known Use of underpass

1903


UNDERPASS Defined for English Language Learners

underpass

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noun un·der·pass \-ˌpas\

Definition of underpass for English Language Learners

  • : a place where a road or railroad crosses under another road or railroad


UNDERPASS Defined for Kids

underpass

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noun un·der·pass \ˈən-dər-ˌpas\

Definition of underpass for Students

  1. :  a road or passage that runs under something (as another road)


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