Definition of Freeway

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

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



Definition of Freeway

1. Noun. (Australia Canada US) A road designed for safe, high-speed operation of motor vehicles through the elimination of at-grade intersections, usually divided and having at least two lanes in each direction; a dual carriageway with no at-grade crossings, a motorway. ¹

2. Noun. A toll-free highway. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freeway

1. an express highway [n -WAYS]

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Literary usage of Freeway

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1. Airport Revenue Diversion: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by John McCain (1999)
"The City has supplied information indicating that the general alignment of the freeway near the airport was set by the State as early as 1969; that the City ..."

2. Have the U. S. Supreme Court's 5th Amendment Takings Decisions Changed Land by Daniel Pollak (2001)
"Case Study #1: freeway Interchange in Murrieta In 1997, the City of Murrieta found itself paying a San Clemente developer $1.4 million out of reserves to ..."

3. Report of the Hundredth and Twenty-fourth Round Table on Transport Economics by ECMT Staff (2004)
"In San Francisco, the Embarcadero freeway was originally planned to link the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate Bridge, but only a mile or two was ever ..."

4. Competing Against Time: The Governor's Board of Inquiry on the 1989 Loma by George W. Housner (1998)
"These viaducts (Embarcadero Viaduct, Terminal Separation Viaduct, Central Viaduct, China Basin Viaduct, Southern freeway Viaduct, and Alemany Viaduct) in ..."

5. Directory of Northridge Earthquake Research edited by Brian Cowan, Michael Mahoney, Stephen A. Mahin (2000)
"Strain Characteristics for Soil Deposits at the Sites of Three freeway Structures That Collapsed During the Earthquake This project, sponsored by the ..."

6. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive! by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"The Pasadena freeway was completed in 1941 -the first in the nation. i>ti> you wow ... For example, the Hollywood freeway is Highway 101 when you're in Los ..."

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