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overpass

[ noun oh-ver-pas, -pahs; verb oh-ver-pas, -pahs ]
/ noun 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢p忙s, -藢p蓱s; verb 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞p忙s, -藞p蓱s /
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noun
a road, pedestrian walkway, railroad, bridge, etc., crossing over some barrier, as another road or walkway.
verb (used with object), o路ver路passed or o路ver路past, o路ver路pass路ing.
verb (used without object), o路ver路passed or o路ver路past, o路ver路pass路ing.
to pass over; pass by: Under the bridge there was the din of cars overpassing.
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Origin of overpass

Middle English word dating back to 1250鈥1300; see origin at over-, pass
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British Dictionary definitions for overpass

overpass

noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢p蓱藧s)
another name for flyover (def. 1)
verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞p蓱藧s) -passes, -passing or -passed (tr) rare
to pass over, through, or across
to exceed
to get over
to ignore
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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