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beltway
American English: /ˈbɛltˌweɪ/
British English: /ˈbɛltweɪ/

Translation of beltway in Spanish:

noun

  • (American English)
    carretera (feminine) or ronda (feminine) de circunvalación
    periférico (masculine) (Central America) (Mexico)
    Example sentences
    • Thousands of Salvadorans blocked highways, bridges and borders on October 12, 2002, to protest the planned construction of a huge beltway superhighway around the capital.
    • Investigators recently opened an investigation of the former head of the company, the man who was in charge of the six beltways and other roads built to unchoke traffic in the capital.
    • Simultaneously, a four-lane Churchill-Roosevelt extension from Waller Field to Sangre Grande is happily endorsed, with attention given to a beltway allowing traffic to bypass the town.

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