rest area

noun
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of rest area

: an area adjacent to a highway at which restrooms and refreshments are usually available

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First Known Use of rest area

1971

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rest area

Definition of rest area for English Language Learners

  • : an area next to a highway where people can stop to rest, use the bathroom, get food, etc.


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of rest area


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