Definition of Roads. Meaning of Roads. Synonyms of Roads

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Definition of Roads

Road
Road Road, n. [AS. r[=a]d a riding, that on which one rides or travels, a road, fr. r[=i]dan to ride. See Ride, and cf. Raid.] 1. A journey, or stage of a journey. [Obs.] With easy roads he came to Leicester. --Shak. 2. An inroad; an invasion; a raid. [Obs.] --Spenser. 3. A place where one may ride; an open way or public passage for vehicles, persons, and animals; a track for travel, forming a means of communication between one city, town, or place, and another. The most villainous house in all the London road. --Shak. Note: The word is generally applied to highways, and as a generic term it includes highway, street, and lane. 4. [Possibly akin to Icel. rei[eth]i the rigging of a ship, E. ready.] A place where ships may ride at anchor at some distance from the shore; a roadstead; -- often in the plural; as, Hampton Roads. --Shak.

Meaning of Roads from wikipedia

- for the use of road motor vehicles, using a stabilized base other than rails or air strips. [...] Included are paved roads and other roads with a stabilized...
- they cannot survive the winter, the father takes the boy south along empty roads towards the sea, carrying their meager possessions in their knapsacks and...
- Autostrada in Italian). main roads or highways, in a system where roads are graded A, B and sometimes lower categories roads in a particular area or zone...
- official communications, and trade goods. Roman roads were of several kinds, ranging from small local roads to broad, long-distance highways built to connect...
- body of water known as Hampton Roads is one of the world's largest natural harbors (more accurately a roadstead or "roads"). It incorporates the mouths...
- Roads are an important mode of transport in India. India has a network of over 5,897,671 kilometres (3,664,643 mi) of roads as of 31 March 2017.[update]...
- reflects as he sits on a river pier under a New Jersey night sky about the roads and lands of America that he has travelled and states: "... I think of Dean...
- Bedford/St. Martin's. p. 219. Christian, David (2000). "Silk Roads or Steppe Roads? The Silk Roads in World History". Journal of World History. 11 (1): 1–26...
- Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads, on following the 'call of the east". oxfordtoday. 2015. Sattin, Anthony (2015). "The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan review...
- as improved roads by highway engineers. (Improved unpaved roads include gravel roads, laterite roads, murram roads and macadamized roads.) Compared to...
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