main road

Definitions of main road
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n a major road for any form of motor transport

Synonyms:
highway
Examples:
Appian Way
an ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC
Flaminian Way
an ancient Roman road in Italy built by Gaius Flaminius in 220 BC; extends north from Rome to cisalpine Gaul
Types:
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arterial road
a major or main route
beltway, bypass, ring road, ringway
a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
divided highway, dual carriageway
a highway divided down the middle by a barrier that separates traffic going in different directions
expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway
a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
highroad, trunk road
a highway
interstate, interstate highway
one of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
autobahn
an expressway in a German-speaking country
autostrada
an expressway in an Italian-speaking country
toll road, turnpike
an expressway on which tolls are collected
Type of:
road, route
an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

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