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freeway

[free-wey] /ˈfriˌweɪ/
noun
1.
an express highway with no intersections, usually having traffic routed on and off by means of a cloverleaf.
2.
a toll-free highway.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; free + way
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British Dictionary definitions for free-way

freeway

/ˈfriːˌweɪ/
noun (US)
1.
another name for expressway
2.
a major road that can be used without paying a toll
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