byway byway  /ˈbaɪ ˌweɪ/


  • (n) a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)



  1. Guan, through his network of contacts in southern China, was the first to label the wild-animal markets of Guangzhou as a byway through which the virus came to infect humans.
  2. In Paris, not far from the Panthon, is a crooked little byway once called the Rue des Postes.
  3. The outside world first reached Taotou 2,000 years ago when traders cut a byway from the fabled Silk Road down through the region's karst mountains toward the Burmese border.


  1. Great River Road serves up stream of delectable dishes

    The Great River Road, a National Scenic Byway that hugs the Mississippi River, is 75 years old. It's a route of great rural flavors as well as beautiful scenery.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

  2. Making the mountain roads safe

    An Arizona Department of Transportation road grader works on the sides of Scenic Byway 399, Swift Trail on Mount Graham, clearing debris and rock falls on both sides of the road around Turkey Flat. Me
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Eastern Arizona Courier

  3. Community News for 6/20/13 edition

    Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway tours ~ Yosemite librarian Linda Eade honored ~ I Want My 80s to perform in Bass Lake ~ Kid's camp fundraiser dinner at church ~ Click to Continue »
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sierra Star


  1. In a press release, Rendell said, "Each scenic byway is uniquely charming and a rich tourist destination."
    on Nov 2, 2005 By: Ed Rendell Source: Tunkhannock New Age Examiner

  2. "I think the byway is going to be an important part of our future," said Gray. "We need to position ourselves for that, because the dynamic is changing."
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Richard Gray Source: Bonner County Daily Bee

  3. "AgustaWestland's expansion project provides a direct and sustained stimulus to the regional economy byway of increased investment and job creation," said Congressman Curt Weldon (R-PA.), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee....
    on Nov 29, 2005 By: Curt Weldon Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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