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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


highway
a road or way over which the public may pass as of right. It may be over land or water. Highways are created by statute, dedication or prescription. Preventing the public from freely, safely and conveniently passing along the highway may be a nuisance. Obstruction of the highway is an offence. See regalia minora.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


highway
Any public street, road, or turnpike that any member of the public has the right to use.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


highway
A main road or thoroughfare, such as a street, boulevard, or parkway, available to the public for use for travel or transportation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


highway
A main road or thoroughfare, such as a street, boulevard, or parkway, available to the public for use for travel or transportation.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

highway
n.
   any public street, road, turnpike or canal which any member of the public has the right to use, provided he/she/it follows the laws governing its use, such as having a driver's license if operating a vehicle. Thus, the use is really a privilege and not an absolute right.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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