Part of speech: noun

A road, especially that part of a road over which vehicles pass.

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Usage examples "roadway":

  1. Old man Schmick tried to keep them out, but they said they didn't understand German and walked right by, leaving their donkeys in the roadway outside." - "A Fool and His Money", George Barr McCutcheon.
  2. At the rear of the cathedral, across the roadway, stands a low stone wall. - "A Cathedral Singer", James Lane Allen.
  3. On one occasion, in a roadway forty feet wide, expansion occurred until it amounted to four inches on each side, or eight inches in all. - "Seasoning of Wood", Joseph B. Wagner.