 A road has no special qualifiers. It connects point a to point b.
 A street connects buildings together, usually in a city, usually east to west, opposite of
 An avenue runs north south. Avenues and streets may be used interchangeably for
directions, usually has median
 A boulevard is a street with trees down the middle or on both sides
 A lane is a narrow street usually lacking a median.
 A drive is a private, winding road
 A way is a small out of the way road
 a court usually ends in a cul de sac or similar little loop
 a plaza or square is usually a wide open space, but in modern definitons, one of the
above probably fits better for a plaza as a road.
 a terrace is a raised flat area around a building. When used for a road it probably better
fits one of the above.
 uk, a close is similar to a court, a short road serving a few houses, may have cul de sac
 run is usually located near a stream or other small body of water
 place is similar to a court, or close, usually a short skinny dead end road, with or without
cul de sac, sometimes p shaped
 bay is a small road where both ends link to the same connecting road
 crescent is a windy s like shape, or just a crescent shape, for the record, above definition
of bay was also given to me for crescent
 a trail is usually in or near a wooded area
 mews is an old british way of saying row of stables, more modernly seperate houses
surrounding a courtyard
 a highway is a major public road, usually connecting multiple cities
 a motorway is similar to a highway, with the term more common in New Zealand, the
UK, and Austrailia, no stopping, no pedestrian or animal traffic allowed
 an interstate is a highway system connecting usually connecting multiple states,
although some exist with no connections
 a turnpike is part of a highway, and usully has a toll, often located close to a city or
commercial are
 a freeway is part of a highway with 2 or more lanes on each side, no tolls, sometimes
termed expressway, no intersections or cross streets.
 a parkway is a major public road, usually decorated, sometimes part of a highway, has
traffic lights.
 a causeway combines roads and bridges, usually to cross a body of water
 circuit and speedway are used interchangeably, usually refers to a racing course,
practically probably something above.
 as the name implies, garden is usually a well decorated small road, but probably better
fits an above
 a view is usually on a raised area of land, a hill or something similar.
 byway is a minor road, usually a bit out of the way and not following main roads.
 a cove is a narrow road, can be sheltered, usually near a larger body of water or
 a row is a street with a continuous line of close together houses on one or both sides,
usually serving a specific function like a frat
 a beltway is a highway surrounding an urban area
 quay is a concrete platform running along water
 crossing is where two roads meet
 alley a narrow path or road between buildings, sometimes connects streets, not always
 point usually dead ends at a hill
 pike usually a toll road
 esplanade long open, level area, usually a walking path near the ocean
 square open area where multiple streets meet, guess how its usually shaped.
 landing usually near a dock or port, historically where boats drop goods.
 walk historically a walking path or sidewalk, probably became a road later in its history
 grove thickly sheltered by trees
 copse a small grove
 driveway almost always private, short, leading to a single residence or a few related ones
 laneway uncommon, usually down a country road, itself a public road leading to multiple
private driveways.
 trace beaten path
 circle usually circles around an area, but sometimes is like a "square", an open place
intersected by multiple roads.
 channel usually near a water channel, the water itself connecting two larger bodies of
 grange historically would have been a farmhouse or collection of houses on a farm, the
road probably runs through what used to be a farm
 park originally meaning an enclosed space, came to refer to an enclosed area of nature in
a city, usually a well decorated road.
 mill probably near an old flour mill or other mill.
 spur similar to a byway, a smaller road branching off from a major road.
 bypass passes around a populated area to divert traffic
 roundabout or traffic circle circle around a traffic island with multiple connecting
routes, a roundabout is usually smaller, with less room for crossing and passing, and safer
 wynd a narrow lane between houses, similar to an alley, more common in UK
 drive shortened form of driveway, not a driveway itself, usually in a neighborhood,
connects several houses
 parade wider than average road historically used as a parade ground.
 terrace more common in uk, a row of houses.
 chase on land historically used as private hunting grounds.
 branch divides a road or area into multiple subdivisions.