High·way n. A road or way open to the use of the public, especially a paved main road or thoroughfare between towns; in the latter sense it contrasts with local street; as, on the highways and byways.
Syn: -- Way; road; path; course.
n : a major road for any form of motor transport [syn: main
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