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cause·way

 (kôz′wā′)
n.
1. A roadway on a raised bed of earth, rubble, or other fill, usually crossing open water or a wetland.
2. A long bridge consisting of many short spans.
3. Archaic A paved highway.

[Middle English caucewei : cauce, raised road (from Norman French caucie, from Medieval Latin calciāta (via), paved (road), from Latin calx, calc-, limestone; see calx) + wei, road (variant of way; see way).]
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causeway

(ˈkɔːzˌweɪ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a raised path or road crossing water, marshland, sand, etc
2. (Human Geography) a paved footpath
3. (Civil Engineering) a road surfaced with setts
[C15 cauciwey (from cauci + way); cauci paved road, from Medieval Latin (via) calciāta, calciātus paved with limestone, from Latin calx limestone]
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cause•way

(ˈkɔzˌweɪ)

n.
a raised road, as over wet ground or a body of water.
[1400–50; late Middle English cawcewey (see way1), Middle English cauce < Anglo-French, Old North French caucie(e) < Late Latin (via) calciāta (road) paved with limestone]
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causeway

- A raised path, road, or way across a wet place or stretch of water—based on causey, "a mound, embankment, or dam to retain water."
See also related terms for mound.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

causeway

A craft similar in design to a barge, but longer and narrower, designed to assist in the discharge and transport of cargo from vessels. See also barge; watercraft.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.causeway - a road that is raised above water or marshland or sandcauseway - a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Verb1.causeway - provide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.causeway - pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
pave - cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic; "pave the roads in the village"
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Translations
násepzvýšená lávka
upphækkaîur vegur/stígur
sankasa
dambisuzbērts ceļš
zvýšená cesta
yükseltilmiş yol

causeway

[ˈkɔːzweɪ] Ncalzada f or carretera f elevada; (in sea) → arrecife m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

causeway

[ˈkɔːzweɪ] nchaussée f (surélevée)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

causeway

nDamm m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

causeway

[ˈkɔːzˌweɪ] nstrada rialzata
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

causeway

(ˈkoːzwei) noun
a raised pathway, road etc over wet ground or shallow water.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
Monk arrived then with Athos, crossing this spot, illumined with a double light, the silver splendor of the moon, and the red blaze of the fires at the meeting of the three causeways; there he stopped, and addressing his companion, -- "Monsieur," said he, "do you know your road?"
This Proclamation rendered Mr Inspector additionally studious, and caused him to stand meditating on river-stairs and causeways, and to go lurking about in boats, putting this and that together.
It was a wild, forsaken road, now winding through dreary pine barrens, where the wind whispered mournfully, and now over log causeways, through long cypress swamps, the doleful trees rising out of the slimy, spongy ground, hung with long wreaths of funeral black moss, while ever and anon the loathsome form of the mocassin snake might be seen sliding among broken stumps and shattered branches that lay here and there, rotting in the water.
If a breath of air stirred, it made no sound here; for there was not a holly, not an evergreen to rustle, and the stripped hawthorn and hazel bushes were as still as the white, worn stones which causewayed the middle of the path.
At length we descried a light and a roof, and presently afterwards ran alongside a little causeway made of stones that had been picked up hard by.
Along the causeway rode a knight with a score of stout men-at-arms behind him.
advancing to me eagerly along the causeway seemed the very sprite of Alastor himself!
He was pacing homewards along the causeway, and did not turn his head.
On stormy nights it shows the exact entrance to the water causeway."
When he saw my horse's breast fairly pushing the barrier, he did put out his hand to unchain it, and then sullenly preceded me up the causeway, calling, as we entered the court, - 'Joseph, take Mr.
We may say it only seemed like an island, because a second glance revealed a low causeway of flat stones running up to it from the shore and turning it into a peninsula.
Her cheeks never grew a shade deeper when his name was mentioned; she felt no thrill when she saw him passing along the causeway by the window, or advancing towards her unexpectedly in the footpath across the meadow; she felt nothing, when his eyes rested on her, but the cold triumph of knowing that he loved her and would not care to look at Mary Burge.