camino real


ca·​mi·​no re·​al
plural caminos reales
or camino reals
: a main highway
especially : a highway originally existing during the period of Spanish rule in the Southwest, Mexico, and Central America
wagons will not travel along that camino real beyond Vao Colorao Oliver La Farge

Word History


Spanish, highway, literally, royal road

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“Camino real.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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