Definition of “ring road” - English Dictionary

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“ring road” in British English

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ring roadnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈrɪŋ ˌrəʊd/ us /ˈrɪŋ ˌroʊd/ UK US usually beltway

a main road that goes around the edge of a town, allowing traffic to avoid the town centre:

We got stuck in traffic on the ring road.

(Definition of “ring road” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)