noun[mass noun] British formal
The public road network, regarded as being under royal protection: these paths are part of the Queen’s highway and those who obstruct them are breaking the law
More example sentences
- I never want to be commanded, by any emanation of the British state, to produce evidence of my identity, when I am doing nothing more than amble down the Queen's highway, and breathing God's fresh air.
- The residents have paid for these roads through taxes for the cars and it is after all the Queen's highway.
- People who have blocked roads (for example) deprive other members of the public of their democratic right to have free access to the Queen's highway.