roadway


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a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel

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Instead of blackening the streets, the wire nerves of the telephone are now out of sight under the roadway, and twining into the basements of buildings like a new sort of metallic ivy.
This time, after going to the far side or the Pass, he suddenly turned down a narrow roadway which ran sharply to the right.
Presently they passed into a roadway and marched forward with easy strides.
Round the roadway between the entrances of Diana's Grove and Lesser Hill were many trees, with not much foliage except at the top.
How softly the turf had carpeted the untraveled avenue -- he could no longer feel the roadway beneath his feet!
The roadway was blocked with the immense stream of commerce flowing in a double tide inward and outward, while the footpaths were black with the hurrying swarm of pedestrians.
I was able to obtain five very clear impressions of his foot-marks: one in the roadway itself, at the point where he had climbed the low wall, two on the lawn, and two very faint ones upon the stained boards near the window where he had entered.
In the diminishing daylight they went along the level roadway through the meads, which stretched away into gray miles, and were backed in the extreme edge of distance by the swarthy and abrupt slopes of Egdon Heath.
All that afternoon we travelled along the magnificent roadway, which trended steadily in a north-westerly direction.
The streets on the South side of the river were dingy enough on week-days, but there was an energy, a coming and going, which gave them a sordid vivacity; but on Sundays, with no shops open, no carts in the roadway, silent and depressed, they were indescribably dreary.
Calmly the girl kneeled down in the dust of the roadway and prayed for strength to meet her fate bravely, and for the delivery of her father and her friends from death.
Then he wheeled the machine a little towards the side of the roadway, and laid it down and looked about for a supply of wet sand.
After journeying on for some distance the narrow path they were following turned into a broad roadway, paved with yellow brick.
Immediately in front of them, where the wall crossed the roadway, stood a gate having stout iron bars that extended from top to bottom.
At first those whom they saw were only men, but as they went deeper into the city they came upon a few naked children playing in the soft dust of the roadway.