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trade route

noun [C] uk   us  
a route, often covering a long distance, that people buying and selling goods often used in the past
Translations of “trade route”
in Chinese (Traditional) (舊時的)貿易路線,商隊路線…
in Chinese (Simplified) (旧时的)贸易路线,商队路线…
(Definition of trade route from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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