• A road that is higher than the surrounding land and has drainage ditches at the sides
  • A main public road, especially a multi-lane, high-speed thoroughfare.
  • A way; a path that leads to a certain destiny
  • Any public road for vehicular traffic.
  • Synonym of bus


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  • From Middle English heiȝwai, heiȝwei, from Old English hēahweġ, corresponding to high + way. Compare highgate, high street, high road.
  • Cognate with Scots heaway, heway, hieway, hichway, heichway.

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