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roadway

[rohd-wey] /ˈroʊdˌweɪ/
noun
1.
the land over which a road is built; a road together with the land at its edge.
2.
the part of a road over which vehicles travel; road.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; road + way1
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Examples for roadways
  • Many of the principal roadways from the hotel zone were completely flooded and damaged.
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roadway

/ˈrəʊdˌweɪ/
noun
1.
the surface of a road
2.
the part of a road that is used by vehicles
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