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Belt·way

 (bĕlt′wā′)
n.
1. The beltway surrounding Washington, DC.
2. The political establishment of Washington, DC, including federal officeholders, lobbyists, consultants, and media commentators.

belt·way

 (bĕlt′wā′)
n.
A high-speed highway that encircles or skirts an urban area. Also called belt highway.

beltway

(ˈbɛltˌweɪ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) the usual US name for a ring road
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (usually capital)
a. the people and institutions located in the area bounded by the Washington Beltway, taken to be politically and socially out of touch with the rest of America and much given to political intrigue
b. (as modifier): Beltway Cassandras.

belt•way

(ˈbɛltˌweɪ)

n.
1. a highway around the perimeter of an urban area.
2. the Beltway, the Washington, D.C., area.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beltway - a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the centerbeltway - a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
Translations
okruh
ringvej
kehätie
zaobilaznica
環状道路
환상 도로
ringled
ถนนวงแหวน
đường vành đai

beltway

[ˈbeltweɪ] N (US) → carretera f de circunvalación

beltway

[ˈbɛltweɪ] n (US)
(= ring road) → route f de ceinture
(= motorway) → périphérique m

beltway

n (US) → Umgehungsstraße f

beltway

[ˈbɛltˌweɪ] n (Am) (Aut) → circonvallazione f; (motorway) → raccordo anulare

beltway

طَرِيقٌ دَائِريّ okruh ringvej Umgehungsstraße περιφερειακή οδός carretera de circunvalación, ronda de circunvalación kehätie périphérique zaobilaznica circonvallazione 環状道路 환상 도로 ringweg ringvei obwodnica circunvalação, estrada periférica кольцевая автодорога ringled ถนนวงแหวน çevre yolu đường vành đai 环行路
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