highway definition

  • noun:
    • a primary public roadway, especially one connecting cities and metropolitan areas.
    • a primary, direct public roadway, particularly a multi-lane, high speed thoroughfare linking major population centers.
    • Any general public road for vehicular traffic.
    • A road or means available to the usage people, particularly a paved main road or thoroughfare between cities; when you look at the second good sense it contrasts with regional street.
    • A public road or passage; a means open to all passengers, by either land or water.
    • in-law, any roadway or way, whether for foot-passengers, beasts of burden, or automobiles, or all, over which all individuals, as members of the public, have a right to pass through.
    • Figuratively, a standard or easy method or program.
    • an important road for as a type of motor transport

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