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Definition of “lane” - Learner’s Dictionary

lane

noun [C]     /leɪn/
PART
B2 part of a road or track that is separated from the other parts, usually by a painted line: the inside/middle/outside lane the fast/slow lane They're widening the road from two to three lanes.AthleticsSurfaces on which sports take place
ROAD
B2 a narrow road, usually in the countryside: We drove down a winding country lane.Routes and roads in generalRural and suburban roads
BOATS/AIRCRAFT
a route that is regularly used by boats or aircraft: It's one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.Routes and roads in general
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