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underpass

[uhn-der-pas, -pahs] /ˈʌn dərˌpæs, -ˌpɑs/
noun
1.
a passage running underneath, especially a passage for pedestrians or vehicles, or both, crossing under a railroad, road, etc.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; under- + pass
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British Dictionary definitions for under pass

underpass

/ˈʌndəˌpɑːs/
noun
1.
a section of a road that passes under another road, railway line, etc
2.
another word for subway (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for under pass

underpass

n.

1904, American English, from under + pass (n.).

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