What does motorway mean?

Definitions for motorway
ˈmoʊ tərˌweɪmo·tor·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruwaynoun

    a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

Wiktionary

  1. motorwaynoun

    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.

    Etymology: A calque of Autobahn.

Editors Contribution

  1. motorway

    A type of road.

    Motorways in various countries are of different sizes.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 27, 2020  

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  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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of motorway in a Sentence

  1. Martin Garside:

    It is incredibly sad - I was literally two feet from this dead whale, it was both poignant and a bit eerie really - road traffic was thundering overhead on the busiest motorway in Britain and oblivious to all the people in the cars and lorries there was a 10-metre long beautiful whale floating dead beneath them.

  2. Simone Borelli:

    I think a good case in point is Seoul, in South Korea -- they actually took out an entire motorway (in the city center) and put the river in there with trees and plants, in Manila, they are establishing miniature parks wherever they can -- crossroads, along the railway, old industrial areas -- there's a lot of urban space that is wasteland, so there are areas that can be converted.

  3. Chief Executive Gianfranco Battisti:

    Exploring international markets is an important part of our industrial plan, in the world there are a lot of opportunities to develop motorway and railway infrastructures and we have the skills to do that.

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