dirt road

noun

: a road with a hard dirt surface : an unpaved road

Examples of dirt road in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the stretch of dirt road leading to the village of Guit, 15 miles from the state capital of Bentiu, bordering Sudan, looks like the closest thing to a frontline. Jérôme Tubiana, Foreign Affairs, 3 Feb. 2015 Federal police escorted them to breeding and reintroduction facilities accessible by a one-hour drive on a rough dirt road, where Mr. and Mrs. Purchase live and work for the nonprofit. Fabiano Maisonnave, The Christian Science Monitor, 29 May 2024 Piles of rubble lie along a dirt road amid gaunt trees. Constant Méheut, New York Times, 23 May 2024 On the other side, beside a dirt road, a small wooden sign pointed the way to the Royal Teton Ranch. Emily Harnett, Harper's Magazine, 26 Apr. 2024 Scattered migrants kept arriving at the top of a steep dirt road to surrender to U.S. border agents in order to claim asylum. Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2024 Or the Giants can stay on the dirt road all the way to the end of the season. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 16 May 2024 Mexican authorities learned that Greer was living practically off the grid, down a dirt road, in the tiny southern town of Taxco. Peter Van Sant, CBS News, 11 May 2024 The dirt road from the coast into the mountains where the eco resort is located passed through their property. Nina Burleigh, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 May 2024

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“Dirt road.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dirt%20road. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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