carriageway

[ kar-ij-wey ]
/ ˈkær ɪdʒˌweɪ /

noun British.

a road or lane of a road for use by automobiles.

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Origin of carriageway

First recorded in 1790–1800; carriage + way1
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British Dictionary definitions for carriageway

carriageway
/ (ˈkærɪdʒˌweɪ) /

noun

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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