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skyway

[ skahy-wey ]
/ ˈskaɪˌweɪ /
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noun
an elevated highway, especially one well above ground level and composed of a series of spans.
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Origin of skyway

First recorded in 1915–20; sky + way1
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How to use skyway in a sentence

  • In this video, a young, African American man, Chris Lollie, is waiting in a bank skyway to pick up his kids from pre-school.

  • The city of Chicago has done a similar deal, leasing out its Skyway toll bridge for $1.83 billion.

  • It was dark outside his windows, but a glow above the walls across the skyway told of the city pulsing and murmuring beyond.

    Security|Poul William Anderson
  • Into a one-way skyway he rocketed, along it over the suburbs and into the transcontinental super-highway.

    The Vortex Blaster|Edward Elmer Smith
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