post road

noun

Definition of post road

: a route over which mail is carried

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The power of establishing post roads must, in every view, be a harmless power, and may, perhaps, by judicious management, become productive of great public conveniency. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Our awful Congress," 11 Apr. 2018

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1657, in the meaning defined above

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