road map

noun

Definition of road map

1 :a map showing roads especially for automobile travel
2 a :a detailed plan to guide progress toward a goal
b :a detailed explanation

Examples of road map in a Sentence

  1. Did you bring a road map?

  2. a road map to peace

First Known Use of road map

1741


ROAD MAP Defined for English Language Learners

road map

noun

Definition of road map for English Language Learners

  • : a map that shows the roads in a particular area

  • : a plan for achieving a goal



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