- a highway especially planned for high-speed traffic, usually having few if any intersections, limited points of access or exit, and a divider between lanes for traffic moving in opposite directions.
Origin of expressway
Also called limited access highway.
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Examples from the Web for expressway
But that was ruled out because of safety measures, going into the expressway, and it would only be for such a short distance.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Threading his way onto the expressway, he switched the radio to standard broadcast band.The Thirst Quenchers
And, so, the—the expressway side and the Harwood Street side has doors that do open.
Enter from the expressway side and exit from the Harwood Street side.
At the ramp leading to the northbound side of the Expressway, the Ford was two cars behind.Damned If You Don't
Gordon Randall Garrett
- a motorway
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Word Origin and History for expressway
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