Part of speech: noun

A flooring, as of stone, for a road.

Part of speech: noun

Material for paving.

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Usage examples "pavement":

  1. And there springs out of the pavement a curious figure that I have seen somewhere before in Ghent, I cannot remember when or where. - "A Journal of Impressions in Belgium", May Sinclair.
  2. I held him for a moment, and then he slipped from my arms and fell on the pavement, and died. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.
  3. Pavement, ambones, choir, and canopy are of the twelfth century. - "Rome", Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson.