roadway

[rohd-wey]

noun

the land over which a road is built; a road together with the land at its edge.
the part of a road over which vehicles travel; road.

Nearby words

  1. roadroller,
  2. roadrunner,
  3. roadside,
  4. roadstead,
  5. roadster,
  6. roadwork,
  7. roadworks,
  8. roadworthy,
  9. roam,
  10. roaming

Origin of roadway

First recorded in 1590–1600; road + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for roadway

roadway

noun

the surface of a road
the part of a road that is used by vehicles
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