Definition of "highway" []

  • A main public road, especially one connecting towns and cities. (noun)
  • A public road that all may use (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A main road, esp one that connects towns or cities (noun)
  • A main route for any form of transport (noun)
  • A direct path or course (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "highway" in a sentence
  • "Furthermore, the "Aduana" just down the highway is a pickup truck and small shack."
  • "Since Roscoe, the only evidence of another world beyond this highway is an occasional glimpse of a little side road snaking its way through a break in the scrubby oaks."
  • "I was thinking more of Portland, where getting to a highway is a hop, skip and a jump."