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English definition of “main road”

main road

noun [C] uk   us  
a large road that goes from one town to another: Stick to the main roads and you won't get lost. They live on the main road out of town.Rural and suburban roads
(Definition of main road from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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