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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The art of making roads or ways for travelling, including the construction of bridges, canals, viaducts, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of making roads or ways for traveling, including the construction of bridges, canals, viaducts, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of constructing roads, bridges, railways, canals, etc. [Rare.] Imp. Dict.

Etymologies

Latin via way + -tecture, as in architecture. (Wiktionary)

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