causewaynoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɔːz.weɪ/ us /ˈkɑːz.weɪ/
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- In many places the soil, sodden with rain, was impracticable for cavalry and even for infantry, until trees had been felled and a rude causeway formed through the morass.
- She drove along the wide causeway by the riverside, and turned up the steep, narrow street.
- The bottom of this ravine was marshy, and the road crossed it by means of a causeway of earth and logs.
- These fields were crossed by a causeway which led to the village, but as it ran at an angle across them, those advancing upon it were exposed to the fire of the English front.
- Very early next morning we set out, following a long causeway raised through marshes.