Definition of Fosse-way

: any of the principal Roman roads in Britain

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First Known Use of Fosse-way

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Fosse-way

so called from the ditch along each side

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“Fosse-way.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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