rural route


Definition of rural route 

: a mail-delivery route in a rural free delivery area

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Passing through several postcard-perfect classic Cape Cod villages, rural route 6A is a lot more pleasant with fall’s traffic reprieve. Alyssa Giacobbe, Town & Country, "The 7 Best Places to See Fall Foliage in New England," 2 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of rural route

1852, in the meaning defined above

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