rest stop


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

Examples of rest stop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On July 11, 2022, jewelry, gemstones, luxury watches and more valuables worth as much as $100 million were stolen from a Brink's transport vehicle when the driver pulled over at a rest stop in Lebec, an area about 70 miles north of LA. Leah Sarnoff, ABC News, 4 Apr. 2024 Several bridges crisscrossing Lick Creek will delight the kids and a playground on the path makes for a good rest stop for parents. Jen Guadarrama, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Mar. 2024 The company experienced some backlash last year for increasing their prices, especially once an article in July from the New York Post reported that a rest stop in Connecticut was charging $18 for a Big Mac combo meal. Gabe Hauari, The Courier-Journal, 23 Feb. 2024 The feline, named Hercules, was part of a group of 47 others that were found in a car at a Chisago County rest stop in June 2022, the outlet said. Nicholas Rice, Peoplemag, 24 Mar. 2024 Twitter post draws attention to $18 Big Mac The New York Post reported in July that a McDonald’s at a Connecticut rest stop is charging $18 for a Big Mac combo meal. Chad Murphy, The Courier-Journal, 27 Feb. 2024 The two were spotted at a rest stop during a quarantine road trip and a source told People that the pair weren’t dating … yet. Dina Kaur, The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024 With its prime location on the Pacific Flyway, the greater Sacramento area is already a favorite rest stop and winter way station for migrating flocks, looking for a warm spot to hang out on their way back to Alaska – or South America. Debbie Arrington, Sacramento Bee, 31 Jan. 2024 At every concert, rest stop, or hotel, band or crew would lift Satterwhite in or out of the RV. Josh Crutchmer, Rolling Stone, 29 Feb. 2024

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“Rest stop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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