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crossway

Line breaks: cross|way
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒsweɪ
 
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Definition of crossway in English:

noun

North American
A road that crosses a main road or joins two main roads.
Example sentences
  • Granite stone was laid for pedestrian crossways on the traffic circle around the basin.
  • The scene is a crossway "about two-thirds of the way up Jews' Lane" and "leading down to Greenway Lane."
  • Stepping back to the opening of the pedestrian crossway between the east side of the strip and the west side of the strip, we have, as expected, increased the retail sales in the first couple of weeks.

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