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A road that crosses a main road or joins two main roads.
- ‘He turned toward her and stopped in the middle of the crossway.’
- ‘One of them, clutching its weapon firmly in its hand, stood upright and peered around the corner and into the wide crossway that connected their corridor with the adjacent one.’
- ‘Stepping back to the opening of the pedestrian crossway between the east side of the strip and the west side of the strip, we have, as expected, increased the retail sales in the first couple of weeks.’
- ‘Sometimes an irrelevant thing, right out of the blue, takes me to some past, enjoyable moment: the shadow of a building in the blazing sunshine; the sight of the corner of a crossway or the colour of a car parked by the street!’
- ‘This happened in 1670, and it was on the northern end of the crossway of the canal.’
- ‘The route will also form part of the M50 southern crossway which is due to reach Central Park by the end of next year.’
- ‘Granite stone was laid for pedestrian crossways on the traffic circle around the basin.’
- ‘James stopped at the alley crossway; he cursed himself as he saw his dilemma.’
- ‘The scene is a crossway "about two-thirds of the way up Jews' Lane" and "leading down to Greenway Lane."’
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