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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Highway  \High"way`\,  n. 
  A  road  or  way  open  to  the  use  of  the  public;  a  main  road  or 
  thoroughfare. 
 
  Syn:  Way  road;  path;  course. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  highway 
  n  :  a  major  road  for  any  form  of  motor  transport  [syn:  {main 
  road}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Highway 
  a  raised  road  for  public  use  Such  roads  were  not  found  in 
  Palestine;  hence  the  force  of  the  language  used  to  describe  the 
  return  of  the  captives  and  the  advent  of  the  Messiah  (Isa. 
  11:16;  35:8;  40:3;  62:10)  under  the  figure  of  the  preparation  of 
  a  grand  thoroughfare  for  their  march. 
 
  During  their  possession  of  Palestine  the  Romans  constructed 
  several  important  highways,  as  they  did  in  all  countries  which 
  they  ruled. 
 




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