beltway beltway  /ˈbɛl ˌtweɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This, I mean: Bush's crimes weren't a fun and entertaining story, and the beltway journos didn't lovelovelove that story.
  2. The beltway bubble mentality is killing the msm but they are too dumb to see it.

News

  1. SUV overturns on Beltway 8 North

    HOUSTON – A sport utility vehicle rolled on Beltway 8 North during the Tuesday morning rush hour commute, slowing traffic in the eastbound lanes. Houston TranStar showed the crash happened on the frontage road just before 8 a.m. near Ella Boulevard. Two eastbound frontage road lanes were closed, and the mainlanes were slow due to rubbernecking. There did not appear to be any serious injuries ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KHOU 11 Houston

  2. Renewed talk of South Beltway a 'glorious day for Lincoln'

    More than two dozen stakeholders sat down recently to plot out a plan for making the long-awaited South Beltway project a reality, and in turn providing some relief for Nebraska 2.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lincoln Journal Star

  3. Vehicle fire on Beltway 8 slowing Houston's evening commute

    Vehicle fire on Beltway 8 slowing Houston's evening commute Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 5:04 pm, Thursday, June 6, 2013 Traffic has slowed on Beltway 8 North at Ella Boulevard due to a vehicle fire. Verified at 3:58 p.m., the fire is on the eastbound side. One main ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "With all this euphoria that's going on, this inside-the-Beltway Champagne toasting and all that, outside the Beltway the American people are very angry," McCain said on "GMA." "And they don't like it, and we're going to try to repeal this,...
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  2. "Ms. Kagan has spent her entire professional career in Harvard Square, Hyde Park and the DC Beltway," he said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: John Cornyn Source: PolitiFact

  3. "It would have independents, Republicans and Democrats. Don't worry, I won't overdo the Republicans," Richardson said, drawing laughter. "It would be taken from America, not from the Beltway."
    on Jul 28, 2007 By: Bill Richardson Source: FOXNews

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