/sooh"peuhr huy'way, sooh'peuhr huy"way'/, n.
1. a highway designed for travel at high speeds, having more than one lane for each direction of traffic, a safety strip dividing the two directions, and cloverleaves to route the traffic on and off the highway. Cf. expressway.
2. any very fast route or course.
[1925-30; SUPER- + HIGHWAY]

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