- a road or course for fast driving, motoring, or the like, or on which more than ordinary speed is allowed.
- a track on which automobile or motorcycle races are held.
Origin of speedway
- a town in central Indiana.
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They were constructing the Speedway along the west bank of the Harlem River.Sixes and Sevens
Well, Mirapolis is going to take the trophy at the other end of the speedway.The City of Numbered Days
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Before the improvised window passed the line of refugees, a line which stretched back fully 300 yards to Speedway track.The San Francisco Calamity
Grey slipped off silently, doubling the sandspit point of the island in order to have the unmenaced north beach for his speedway.Pirates' Hope
- the sport of racing on light powerful motorcycles round cinder tracks
- (as modifier)a speedway track
- the track or stadium where such races are held
- US and Canadian
- a racetrack for cars
- a road on which fast driving is allowed
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