noun. a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.
- toll road
- state highway
- main road
Example sentences of the word motorway
1. Noun, singular or mass
The M6 motorway is the longest and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom, stretching about 230 miles from Gretna in the north of England to Catthorpe in the middle of the country.
2. Proper noun, singular
From Paris, take the A4 motorway east towards Reims and continue on it until you reach Metz.
From London you can take the A1 road -- sections of which are motorway -- northeast to Edinburgh.