divided highway


noun

a superhighway with a broad median strip, designed to prevent collisions, headlight glare, etc., between vehicles moving in opposite directions, and usually having limited or cloverleaf access.

Nearby words

  1. divid.,
  2. dividable,
  3. divide,
  4. divide and conquer,
  5. divided,
  6. dividedly,
  7. dividend,
  8. dividend cover,
  9. dividend on,
  10. dividendus

Also called dual highway.

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British Dictionary definitions for divided highway

divided highway

noun

US and Canadian a road on which traffic travelling in opposite directions is separated by a central strip of turf, etcAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): dual carriageway
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