Definition of “highway” - English Dictionary

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“highway” in British English

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highwaynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaɪ.weɪ/ us /ˈhaɪ.weɪ/ US or formal UK

A2 a public road, especially an important road that joins cities or towns together:

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

“highway” in American English

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highwaynoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɑɪˌweɪ/

a road, esp. a big road that joins cities or towns together:

The interstate highways are usually faster, but smaller roads can be more scenic.

(Definition of “highway” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)