Definition of freeway noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfriːweɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfriːweɪ//
(also expressway) Types of road
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(in the US) a wide road, where traffic can travel fast for long distances. You can only enter and leave freeways at special ramps. a freeway exit an accident on the freeway See related entries: Types of roadExtra examples We were driving down the freeway. He left his car in a parking lot under a freeway overpass ramp. I began to feel nervous as I approached the city on the freeway. It’s one of the busiest stretches of freeway in the county. We drove home along miles of empty freeway.
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