from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A road, especially the part over which vehicles travel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A way used as a road.
- n. The main or central portion of a road, used by the vehicles.
- n. The portion of a bridge or railway used by traffic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A road; especially, the part traveled by vehicles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A highway; a road; particularly, the part of a road used by horses, carriages, etc.; the road-bed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel
One winter morning I drove down the steep mountain roadway leading from my home.
The roadway is dismal and in disrepair over much of the drive but the scenery is so magnificent it hardly matters.
Mining limestone for use in roadway construction and agriculture continues, with additional acreage carved out each year.
All the proposals for the tunnel, 520, and other car based projects are promoted as if they will be open the day after the current roadway is closed.
The roadway is so much lower, it can be completely covered with a lid.
The upper roadway is extremely unsafe and it is the focus of the project.
To set the stage, the roadway is one way with outdoor parking spaces to the right, and entrance ways to underground ground parking lots to the left.
Proponents say the roadway is essential to easing downtown traffic congestion and is a key to further improvements.
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We might lose more people in roadway accidents caused by coked-up drivers; we might also lose fewer children to drive-by shootings caused by drug gang rivalries.
Here is a country at war-any section or part of which may be blown to bits at any moment-but yet, on the main roadway, referring of course to their national effort, they put up huge billboard signs saying, "GO TO IT!"
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