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English definition of “road”

road

noun [C/U]    /roʊd/
a route for traveling between places by vehicle, esp. one that has been specially surfaced and made flat: [C] a gravel/dirt/paved road Road ( (abbreviation Rd.)) is often used in the names of roads: [U] 82 Mill Road
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