Meaning of “carriageway” in the English Dictionary


"carriageway" in English

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carriagewaynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkær.ɪdʒ.weɪ/ us /ˈker.ɪdʒ.weɪ/ UK

Examples from literature

  • Between the garden and the public road there was a paddock belonging to the house, along the side of which, but divided from it by a hedge and shrubbery, ran the private carriageway up to the house. 
  • He quickly crossed the carriageway, picked her up, and carried her into the first shop adjoining the bridge, explaining that she was a lady who had been taken ill outside. 

(Definition of “carriageway” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)