expressway

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US 131, an expressway in Wyoming, Michigan. Local roads cross over the highway on overpasses.

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express +‎ way

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expressway (plural expressways)

  1. (US, regional) A divided highway, especially one whose intersections and direct access to adjacent properties have been eliminated.
  2. (Canada, parts of the US, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea) A road built to freeway standards.
  3. (UK, New Zealand) A road built for high speed traffic, but not up to motorway standards or designated a motorway.

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