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highway British & World English

A main road, especially one connecting major towns or cities

Alcan Highway British & World English

A military road, built during World War II to link Dawson Creek in the Yukon Territory with Fairbanks in Alaska, as part of a supply route to the former Soviet Union and the Pacific Ocean

Highway Code British & World English

(In the UK) the official set of rules and guidance for road users

King's highway British & World English

In the reign of a king, the term for Queen's highway.

divided highway British & World English

A dual carriageway

Queen's highway British & World English

The public road network, regarded as being under royal protection

Pan-American Highway British & World English

A road system initiated in the 1920s to link nations of the western hemisphere from Alaska to Chile. Gaps remain in Panama and Colombia. The Inter-American Highway is the section from the Texas-Mexico border south to Panama City

Trans-Canada Highway British & World English

A route, 4,860 miles (7,820 km) long, between Victoria in British Columbia and Saint John’s in Newfoundland

my way or the highway British & World English

Said to assert the view that there is no alternative (apart from leaving) but to accept the speaker’s opinions or policies

superhighway British & World English

A dual carriageway with controlled access

Alaska Highway in Alcan Highway British & World English

A military road, built during World War II to link Dawson Creek in the Yukon Territory with Fairbanks in Alaska, as part of a supply route to the former Soviet Union and the Pacific Ocean

interstate highway in interstate British & World English

One of a system of motorways running between US states

my way or the highway in way British & World English

Said to assert the view that there is no alternative (apart from leaving) but to accept the speaker’s opinions or policies

Inter-American Highway in Pan-American Highway British & World English

A road system initiated in the 1920s to link nations of the western hemisphere from Alaska to Chile. Gaps remain in Panama and Colombia. The Inter-American Highway is the section from the Texas-Mexico border south to Panama City


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