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|Noun||1.||main road - a major road for any form of motor transport|
arterial road - a major or main route
beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway - a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
divided highway, dual carriageway - a highway divided down the middle by a barrier that separates traffic going in different directions; "in Britain they call a divided highway a dual carriageway"
expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
interchange - a junction of highways on different levels that permits traffic to move from one to another without crossing traffic streams
interstate, interstate highway - one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
traffic lane - a lane of a main road that is defined by painted lines; "that car is in the wrong traffic lane"
noun highway He turned off the main road and into the car park.