Associations to the word «Highway»

Wiktionary

HIGHWAY, noun. A main, direct public road, especially a multi-lane, high speed thoroughfare connecting major population centers.
HIGHWAY, noun. (rail)   Any public road for vehicular traffic.
HIGHWAY CODE, proper noun. The official road safety manual for the United Kingdom, covering pedestrians, animals, cyclists, motorcyclists and drivers.
HIGHWAY CODE, proper noun. The rules set forth in the Highway Code.
HIGHWAY ROBBERY, noun. (literally historical) The act of robbing a traveler on a public road.
HIGHWAY ROBBERY, noun. (idiomatic) Said of excessive or exorbitant prices.

Dictionary definition

HIGHWAY, noun. A major road for any form of motor transport.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley