Definition of 'highway'
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Solar highways use the vast expanse of quiet roads that are exposed to sunlight most of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or carve one into the public highway? The Sun (2013)The personal helicopter was going to make the roads and highways obsolete. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)Double yellow lines apply to the public highway only. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For a list of roads see highways. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And he needs to do it while driving recklessly fast on public highways. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It looks like a racing car that has somehow burst out of the pit lane and onto the public highway. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Trying to change another person is a highway to hell - for both of you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But as a motoring experience, it is the highway to hell. The Sun (2016)The couple are responsible for the road, which is not classed as a public highway. The Sun (2015)Before taking cars on to the public highway, drivers need licences. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Traffic policing or highway robbery? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The right of an adjoining property owner to access the highway was one of a bundle of rights that ownership of a particular property carried with it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the Thames was an arterial highway, no one wanted to live on its edge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We were on the main highway from Calcutta to Madras. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)We drove south along the main Kabul highway until we reached the turn-off. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is also quite demanding, as you have to keep crossing a main highway into London. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Accordingly, from 1997 he headed a new committee to build a highway spanning the country from north to south. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Suddenly there were paved highways and roads connecting one town to the other and Ibiza had become the Mecca of dance music. The Sun (2013)Built in the 1930s to protect the road from floods, this is one of the first highways to use reinforced concrete construction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had been there for a few days when he was clocked driving at more than 100mph along the country 's main highway. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'highway'
British English: highway NOUN
A highway is a main road, especially one that connects towns or cities.
I crossed the highway, dodging the traffic.
Definition of highway from the Collins English Dictionary
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