Definition of speedway in English:


Syllabification: speed·way
Pronunciation: /ˈspēdˌwā


  • 1A stadium or track used for automobile or motorcycle racing.
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    • Earlier this year, residents in Kearsley protested over off-road bikers using towpaths as a speedway.
  • 1.1A highway for fast motor traffic.
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    • After a few phone calls in Spanish (I did not understand a word), we finally made it to the right speedway, called a freeway in LA, with great help from our small map.
    • So as you would expect, nobody obeys this law, like nobody goes 65 MPH on our six lane interstate speedways.
  • 1.2British A form of motorcycle racing on an oval dirt track, typically in a stadium.
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    • When I used to race for Southampton in speedway my number was always seven.
    • Inside Out also follows the Workington Comets, a second division speedway team that has one of the highest followings in speedway despite not even being top of their league.
    • For us, speedway may be the sport of hard nuts, but for the ice-racers of Sweden, Finland and Russia it is the sport of chickens.

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