What does beltway mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beltway, bypass, ring road, ringwaynoun

    a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center


  1. Beltwayadjective

    Of or relating to the culture of Washington, D.C.; politicized.

  2. Beltwaynoun

    A 64-mile Interstate freeway surrounding Washington, D.C..

  3. Beltwaynoun

    Certain expressways that surround cities.

  4. Beltwaynoun

    The US federal government and policy and lobbying organizations, located in Washington, D.C..

  5. Beltwaynoun

    Washington D.C.

  6. beltwaynoun

    A freeway that encircles a city

Editors Contribution

  1. beltway

    Beltway is another word for bypass or loop.

    We took the Beltway to get to the other side of town.

    Submitted by acronimous on October 9, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beltway in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beltway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of beltway in a Sentence

  1. Brian Brase:

    We’re going to keep looping the beltway until we’re heard.

  2. Buck Sexton:

    Inside the Beltway: Where tremendous ambition meets relentless mediocrity!

  3. Elissa Slotkin:

    The place where I hear a real debate about staying in, changing the plan, reversing the decision, is inside the Beltway, if you go back to my district, where veterans are sending their sons and daughters off to fight in the same war that they fought in, I think President Biden is in touch with popular opinion about this.

  4. John Cornyn:

    Other than perhaps us here inside the Beltway, folks back home really could n’t give a flip.

  5. Joshua Henne:

    You could make the case that Crowley was more in touch with the inside-the-Beltway D.C. game and House leadership, rather than tending to his garden at home.

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