Definition of causeway in English:


Line breaks: cause|way
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːzweɪ


A raised road or track across low or wet ground: an island reached at low tide by a causeway
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  • The ceremonial centres included temples, pyramids, ball-courts, palaces, and plazas, usually linked by causeways or wide paved roads.
  • Coastal rains, which are set to continue, have flooded some local access roads and causeways, particularly in the rural areas.
  • The debate also cast doubt about whether taxis have been charging too much for long rides from the causeway to Apex or Road To Nowhere.


late Middle English: from causey + way.

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