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Princeton's WordNet

  1. roadwaynoun

    a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel


  1. roadwaynoun

    A way used as a road.

  2. roadwaynoun

    The main or central portion of a road, used by the vehicles.

  3. roadwaynoun

    The portion of a bridge or railway used by traffic.

  4. Etymology: From road + way.


  1. roadway

    A carriageway (British English) or roadway (North American English) consists of a width of road on which a vehicle is not restricted by any physical barriers or separation to move laterally. A carriageway generally consists of a number of traffic lanes together with any associated shoulder, but may be a sole lane in width (for example, a highway offramp).


  1. roadway

    A roadway is a defined path designed and constructed for vehicular travel, including cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, and buses. It may be paved or unpaved, and typically includes elements such as lanes, intersections, traffic signals, signage, and sidewalks. A roadway can vary in size, from small residential streets to large highways or freeways. It serves as an essential infrastructure for transportation and communication.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roadwaynoun

    a road; especially, the part traveled by carriages

Editors Contribution

  1. roadway

    A type of way and road created and designed in various colors, materials and size.

    The roadway has the space for the number of vehicles that travel on it daily.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roadway in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roadway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of roadway in a Sentence

  1. Paul Harkins:

    Amite County's mostly Amite County and silos and trees in the roadway, trees into a house.

  2. Eric Jackson:

    We were expecting to see a dramatic decrease in the number of fatal crashes that were occurring out on the roadway, but thats just not whats happening.

  3. Willy Sorenson:

    Just like every other sign you see on the roadway, it’s in your vision when you’re driving, as long as they’re looking out front or to the sides and constantly moving, making sure they’re constantly scanning the roads, the message will clearly connect with them.

  4. Nick Paolucci:

    As we have consistently maintained, the alleged facts and multiple videotapes of the events do not show that the plaintiffs were ever granted permission to march onto and block all vehicular traffic on the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge.

  5. Brian Cunningham:

    There was very little damage to the roadway.

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