Meaning of HIGHWAY in English
/ ˈhaɪweɪ; NAmE / noun
( especially NAmE ) a main road for travelling long distances, especially one connecting and going through cities and towns :
an interstate highway
Highway patrol officers closed the road.
( BrE , formal ) a public road :
A parked car was obstructing the highway.
- highway robbery
—more at way noun
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005