- a road or lane of a road for use by automobiles.
Origin of carriageway
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Examples from the Web for carriageway
The width of the carriageway is 20 feet, and footway five feet.
North went down the carriageway, and Herbert reëntered the house.The Just and the Unjust
“Barthorpe Herapath turned into the carriageway and went into the office,” continued Burchill.The Herapath Property
J. S. Fletcher
A mile away was a wooden box-bridge with a carriageway on one side and the single track on the other.
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
- British the part of a road along which traffic passes in a single line moving in one direction onlya dual carriageway
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