noun British.
a road on which only emergency stops are permitted.

1880–85, for an earlier sense; clear + way1 Unabridged
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clearway (ˈklɪəˌweɪ)
1.  (Brit) a stretch of road on which motorists may stop only in an emergency
2.  an area at the end of a runway over which an aircraft taking off makes its initial climb: it is under the control of the airport

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