skyway

[ skahy-wey ]
/ ˈskaɪˌweɪ /

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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Example sentences from the Web for skyway

  • 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.

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