from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A major divided highway designed for high-speed travel, having few or no intersections. Also called freeway, limited access highway, superhighway, thruway.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A divided highway where intersections and direct access to adjacent properties have been eliminated.
- n. A road built to freeway standards.
- n. A road built for high speed traffic, but not up to motorway standards or designated a motorway.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
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Brooklyn itself was fine but calling 278 an expressway is a laugh.
I called the expressway authority and they said DOT uses the readers for traffic monitoring?
"This expressway will be a huge launch pad for us in many ways," he says.
Even the governor has appealed to clear the expressway, which is one of the important lifelines of Calcutta and Bengal.
Trouble was, it was Friday and it was four-thirty, and the expressway was a parking lot.
We thought taking the expressway, which is probably 30 to 40 kilometers 20 to 25 miles from the reactor, was reasonably safe.
At present, India has only 200 km of expressway, which is only 0.2% of the entire NH network.
The expressway, which is expected to reduce the driving time between New Delhi and Agra to about 90 minutes, will pass through Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), Aligarh, Mahamaya Nagar
The expressway is a laughing stock both here and interstate and Labor and the Liberals have been under pressure to make it a dual carriageway.
The expressway, which is nearly 62km long and has eight lanes, has been under construction since 2005.
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