carriageway

[kar-ij-wey]
noun British.
a road or lane of a road for use by automobiles.

Origin:
1790–1800; carriage + way1

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carriageway (ˈkærɪdʒˌweɪ)
 
n
(Brit) the part of a road along which traffic passes in a single line moving in one direction only: a dual carriageway

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Example sentences
Dust was raised from the carriageway and, caught in the slats of morning sunlight, turned to gold.
It also has a carriageway connecting the rear courtyard to the street.
The data available includes details of the objects struck by vehicles which left the carriageway.
They do not necessarily keep to designated lanes and can easily speed along the carriageway or weave between lanes.
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