secondary road


Definition of secondary road

1 : a road not of primary importance
2 : a feeder road

Examples of secondary road in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This northwest plaza would face Frankfort Avenue, a secondary road, and the parking garage to the north. Steven Litt, cleveland, 1 Mar. 2021 Republicans expressed concerns about the bonding plan, which won't help local and secondary roads. Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press, 6 Feb. 2020 Trouble spots will include secondary roads and overpasses in outlying areas. oregonlive, 14 Jan. 2020 North Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Bryan Niewand said law enforcement responded to more than 50 rescue calls, most from people who drove on secondary roads because the interstates were shut down. CBS News, 30 Dec. 2019 Traffic maps showed a snarl of congestion between Washington and Baltimore around 6 p.m., with I-95 and secondary roads clogged from the northern edge of the Washington Beltway to the southern edge of the Baltimore Beltway. Washington Post, 12 Sep. 2019 Our column avoided the main road to Versailles and turned into a secondary road leading to the Grand National Highway running south of the city to Orleans. Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2019 But what happens to state highways and major secondary roads? WSJ, 15 Apr. 2019 Local municipalities are stuck footing the bill for additional wear and tear on secondary roads. WSJ, 15 Apr. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of secondary road

1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Secondary road.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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