from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A raised roadway, as across water or marshland.
- n. A paved highway.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A road that is raised, as to be above water, marshland etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A way or road raised above the natural level of the ground, serving as a dry passage over wet or marshy ground.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To provide with a cause way; pave, as a road or street, with blocks of stone.
- n. A road or path raised above the natural level of the ground by stones, earth, timber, fascines, or the like, serving as a dry passage over wet or marshy ground, over shallow water, or along the top of an embankment.
- n. A sidewalk, or path at the side of a street or road raised above the carriageway.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
- n. a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
- v. provide with a causeway
The causeway is the main one, and a toll bridge ($2) on the West end of the Island, plus the Bolivar Ferry. eipi10 said ...
The reason that the Lake Pontchartrain causeway was built is because cars and trucks can’t negotiate 14-24 feet of water.
In other words, the causeway might be the cause of its own destruction.
This name signifies in Arabic causeway, paved or flagged road, and a milliary mentioned by Sterrett (Corpus inscript. latin.,
The ride through the winding lane between the Yacht Club and the causeway was a blur of swerves, as I fought my way around two or three slow-moving limos filled with drunken teenagers.
The buff stone barbican at the end of the causeway was a small fortress in itself.
The drop under the causeway was a thousand feet, straight into the river gorge below.
At the far end of the causeway was a plot of level ground, strewn with potsherds and heaps of refuse.
Anthony's house stood near the end of the harbor, so that across the causeway was the open water, a stretch of limitless blue.
Half way across the causeway was a wooden bridge, painted white.