Definition of Expressway

1. Noun. A broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.

Exact synonyms: Freeway, Motorway, Pike, State Highway, Superhighway, Throughway, Thruway
Specialized synonyms: Autobahn, Autostrada, Toll Road, Turnpike
Terms within: Carriageway
Generic synonyms: Highway, Main Road

Definition of Expressway

1. Noun. (context: parts of the US) A divided highway where intersections and direct access to adjacent properties have been eliminated. ¹

2. Noun. (Canada parts of the US) A road built to freeway standards. ¹

3. Noun. (New Zealand) A road built for high speed traffic, but not up to motorway standards or designated a motorway. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expressway

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Literary usage of Expressway

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1. Daytrips New York: 50 One Day Adventures in New York City and Nearby New by Earl Steinbicker (2002)
"... City Staten Island South of the expressway Staten Island south of the 1-278 expressway looks even less like New York City that does ¡ts northern section ..."

2. Toronto by Jennifer McMorran, Alain Rondeau (2002)
"A project to build an expressway crossing the city along Lake Ontario was ... The building of this expressway began in 1954 and continued until 1966. ..."

3. Transportation Expressions (1996) by Richard Feldman (1998)
"(FAA3) Freeway: See Term Index for additional freeway specific terms; See also Arterial, expressway, Highway, Interstate Highway (Freeway or expressway), ..."

4. Poland: From Transition to New Regulatory Challenges by OECD ECMT Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service), Economic Research Centre (2002)
"Also, the pay lane approach may lead to the rat-running problem, whereby car drivers who encounter expressway congestion begin to use local roads. ..."

5. High-Speed Ground Transport: Acquiring Rights-of-Way for Magnetic Levitation (1993)
"MTI and the expressway authority (whose design for the toll road is ... MTI claims that the expressway authority did not take the maglev plans into account ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Thailand by Christopher Evans, Lindsey Evans (2006)
"All too soon the expressway ends and we are on a crowded street somewhere south of Bangkok. As the traffic inches forwards we see the entrance to the city's ..."

7. Canada 2002 by Wayne C. Thompson (2003)
"Coming from the west, take Highway 427 south to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), continue east to the Gardiner expressway, and exit at York, ..."

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