a road or lane of a road for use by automobiles.
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How to use carriageway in a sentence
In 2012 he was busted doing 129mph on a dual carriageway in his sports car.Guy Pelly, Prince William's Friend, Tells Cops, "I Don't Want To" When Asked To Take Breath Test | Tom Sykes | February 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Barthorpe Herapath turned into the carriageway and went into the office,” continued Burchill.The Herapath Property | J. S. Fletcher
The carriageway was kept clear by mild policemen who now and then allowed one of the crowd to cross it.The March Family Trilogy, Complete | William Dean Howells
The staircase was seventy feet in width; in the centre was a sloping carriageway up which chariots could be driven.A Trip to the Orient | Robert Urie Jacob
A mile away was a wooden box-bridge with a carriageway on one side and the single track on the other.Harper's Round Table, July 2, 1895 | Various
The width of the carriageway is 20 feet, and footway five feet.
British Dictionary definitions for carriageway
British the part of a road along which traffic passes in a single line moving in one direction only: a dual carriageway
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