Definition of subway in English:


Line breaks: sub¦way
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbweɪ


  • 1British A tunnel under a road for use by pedestrians.
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    • According to the 1996 Highway Road Humps Regulations they must not be built on or within 25 metres of bridges, subways, culverts or tunnels.
    • The BMTC terminus with a pedestrian subway for safety will also have shops and toilets.
    • Alternatively, never walk on street level - always in subways or on pedestrian bridges.
    underpass, underground passage, pedestrian tunnel, tunnel

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