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1. A course or track for racing, especially harness racing.
2. A tube that encloses and protects electric wires.
3. See race2.


1. (Human Geography) another word for race15
2. (Motor Racing) a racetrack, esp one for banger racing
3. (Mechanical Engineering) another word (esp US) for race16



1. a track on which harness races are held.
2. a channel for protecting and holding electrical wires.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raceway - a canal for a current of water
canal - long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
2.raceway - a course over which races are runraceway - a course over which races are run  
cinder track - a racetrack paved with fine cinders
course - facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
dirt track - a racetrack that is not paved
racing circuit, circuit - a racetrack for automobile races
speedway - a racetrack for racing automobiles or motorcycles
stretch - a straightaway section of a racetrack
velodrome - a banked oval track for bicycle or motorcycle racing
inside track - the inner side of a curved racecourse
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Yonkers Raceway, once one of the premier harness racing tracks in the United States which began operations in the late 19th , is on the market for sale.
The hopes for gambling in the Catskill region are now centered on Monticello Raceway, which could, with the partnership of Native Americans, be turned into the Downstate area's only casino.