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  1. an express highway with no intersections, usually having traffic routed on and off by means of a cloverleaf.

  2. a toll-free highway.

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Origin of freeway

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; free + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for freeway


/ (ˈfriːˌweɪ) /

  1. another name for expressway

  2. a major road that can be used without paying a toll

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