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English definition of “carriageway”


noun [C] uk   /ˈkær.ɪdʒ.weɪ/ us    /ˈker-/ UK
one of the two halves of a main roadMotorways
(Definition of carriageway from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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