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Definition of Route

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Rout Rout, n. [OF. route, LL. rupta, properly, a breaking, fr. L. ruptus, p. p. of rumpere to break. See Rupture, reave, and cf. Rote repetition of forms, Route. In some senses this word has been confused with rout a bellowing, an uproar.] [Formerly spelled also route.] 1. A troop; a throng; a company; an assembly; especially, a traveling company or throng. [Obs.] ``A route of ratones [rats].' --Piers Plowman. ``A great solemn route.' --Chaucer. And ever he rode the hinderest of the route. --Chaucer. A rout of people there assembled were. --Spenser. 2. A disorderly and tumultuous crowd; a mob; hence, the rabble; the herd of common people. the endless routs of wretched thralls. --Spenser. The ringleader and head of all this rout. --Shak. Nor do I name of men the common rout. --Milton. 3. The state of being disorganized and thrown into confusion; -- said especially of an army defeated, broken in pieces, and put to flight in disorder or panic; also, the act of defeating and breaking up an army; as, the rout of the enemy was complete. thy army . . . Dispersed in rout, betook them all to fly. --Daniel. To these giad conquest, murderous rout to those. --pope. 4. (Law) A disturbance of the peace by persons assembled together with intent to do a thing which, if executed, would make them rioters, and actually making a motion toward the executing thereof. --Wharton. 5. A fashionable assembly, or large evening party. ``At routs and dances.' --Landor. To put to rout, to defeat and throw into confusion; to overthrow and put to flight.
Route
Route Route (r[=oo]t or rout; 277), n. [OE. & F. route, OF. rote, fr. L. rupta (sc. via), fr. ruptus, p. p. of rumpere to break; hence, literally, a broken or beaten way or path. See Rout, and cf. Rut a track.] The course or way which is traveled or passed, or is to be passed; a passing; a course; a road or path; a march. Wide through the furzy field their route they take. --Gay.

Meaning of Route from wikipedia

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- U.S. Route 66 or U.S. Highway 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of...
- Routing is the process of selecting a path for traffic in a network or between or across multiple networks. Broadly, routing is performed in many types...
- The Silk Road was a network of trade routes which connected the East and West, and was central to the economic, cultural, political, and religious interactions...
- The United States Numbered Highway System (often called U.S. Routes or U.S. Highways) is an integrated network of roads and highways numbered within a...
- names instead of their route numbers (e.g. Kamehameha Highway instead of Route 99). During World War II, a temporary Federal route numbering system was...
- This is a list of Transport for London (TfL) contracted bus routes in London, England, as well as commercial services that enter the Greater London area...
- Route Views is a project founded by Advanced Network Technology Center at the University of Oregon to allow Internet users to view global Border Gateway...
- A route (or road) number, designation or abbreviation is an identifying numeric (or alphanumeric) designation ****igned by a highway authority to a particular...
- A spur route is a short road forming a branch from a longer, more important road such as a freeway, Interstate Highway, or motorway. A byp**** or beltway...
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