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The words for it: roads (in alphabetical order)

Which is the biggest? which the smallest?

An alley is a narrow passage or street with buildings or walls on both sides

An avenue or boulevard are wide streets in a city, usually with trees alongside

A byway is a small road not used by many cars or people

An expressway is a wide road specially designed so that traffic moves quickly

A freeway or motorway are major roads built for fast travel over long distances. They have several lanes (=corsia)

A gate is used in names of streets that are in a place where once was a gate into a city

A highway is a main road connecting cities or towns

A lane is a narrow road, especially in the country, but also used in names of roads in cities. It is also the part in which a road is divided

A path is a long strip of ground which people use to get from one place to another

A road is a long piece of hard ground which is built between two places so that people can reach easily one place from the other

A street is a road in a city or town or village usually with houses along it

A track is a narrow road or path

A trail is a long path through woods or forests. It can be made by men or animals

A turnpike is a road, especially an expressway, where people have to pay to drive on

A way is different places you go through or route you take to get somewhere, direction


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