Definition Highway

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Definition

a freeway (US), a motorway (UK): a big road with many lanes designed for high-speed traffic
noun
Shall we take the scenic route or the freeway? There was an accident on the freeway and there are only 2 lanes open for 8 miles.

a highway (US): a main public road, usually one connecting towns and cities
noun
On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair (The Eagles - Hotel California)

Pronunciation examples
UK: I drove backwards all the way down the highway.
US: I was on a dark desert highway, with the cool wind in my hair.

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