What does motorway mean?

Definitions for motorwayˈmoʊ tərˌweɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word motorway.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway(noun)

    a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic


  1. motorway(Noun)

    A broad highway designed for high speed traffic, having restrictions on the vehicle types permitted and merging lanes instead of cross traffic; in parts of the United States and other places called freeway.

  2. Origin: A calque of Autobahn.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'motorway' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2936

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'motorway' in Nouns Frequency: #2396


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motorway in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motorway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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