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Highway vs. Parkway — What's the Difference?

Highway vs. Parkway — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Highway and Parkway

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Highway

A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land. It is used for major roads, but also includes other public roads and public tracks.
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Parkway

A parkway is a landscaped thoroughfare. The term is particularly used for a roadway in a park or connecting to a park from which trucks and other heavy vehicles are excluded.Over the years, many different types of roads have been labeled parkways.
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Highway

A main road, especially one connecting major towns or cities
The highway to success
A six-lane highway
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Parkway

A broad landscaped highway, often divided by a planted median strip.
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Highway

A main public road, especially one connecting towns and cities.
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Parkway

(dated) A path, carriage-way, or road through a park or a landscaped right of way.
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Highway

(historical) A road that is higher than the surrounding land and has drainage ditches at the sides
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Parkway

(US) A scenic freeway.
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Highway

A main public road, especially a multi-lane, high-speed thoroughfare.
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Parkway

(US) A divided highway with a landscaped median.
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Highway

(figurative) A way; a path that leads to a certain destiny
You're on a highway to greatness.
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Parkway

(Chicago) A tree lawn.
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Highway

Any public road for vehicular traffic.
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Parkway

A railway station built on the edge of a town, typically with a large car park to function as a park and ride interchange.
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Highway

(computing) bus
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Parkway

A wide scenic road planted with trees.
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Highway

To travel on a highway
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Parkway

A wide scenic road planted with trees;
The riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views
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Highway

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.
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Highway

A major road for any form of motor transport
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