the land over which a road is built; a road together with the land at its edge.
the part of a road over which vehicles travel; road.

1590–1600; road + way1 Unabridged
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roadway (ˈrəʊdˌweɪ)
1.  the surface of a road
2.  the part of a road that is used by vehicles

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Example sentences
But researchers have been working on sensor arrays that could reveal problems
  long before a roadway is on the brink.
The animal's only reaction was to slowly turn and amble across the roadway.
The street is a roadway delineated on both sides by an open sewer.
Two nature centers and an arboretum are near the roadway.
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