American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A high-speed highway that encircles or skirts an urban area. Also called belt highway.
- n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
“DAI gives new meaning to the term beltway bandits.”
“White House spokesman Scott McClellan dismissed the speculation as simply a part of what he called the beltway rumor mill.”
“He cares abut himself and how much money he could make from inside the beltway from the lobbysts.”
“Creigh Deeds has a very good record on that account and is well known across the state, while Moran is known just among those poor devils stuck in beltway traffic in the breakaway socialist republic known as NOVAville.”
“Inside the beltway people are likely to know this, but inside the beltway is not real America.”
“It's a very tough position for them, especially before seeing how this sudden influx of No Votes from outside the beltway is going to play in their districts.”
“No one inside the beltway is interested in LIVE POWs.”
“What certain beltway and east coast types don’t seem to understand is that in most of America public transit is not an option.”
“MYERS: You know, if you're on the BW (ph) Parkway, and you're driving toward D.C., and you can go left, right, or straight, and you see that the outer loop of the beltway is a mess, well, don't go that way.”
“The so-called beltway sniper or D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad is scheduled to die by lethal injection tonight.”
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As in routes, avenues & tracts. Omitting, e.g., halfway, anyway, sideways, folkway, Haddaway. (many of those are found thisways)
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