secondary road

noun

Definition of secondary road

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

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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, "AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis," 25 Aug. 2019 But what happens to state highways and major secondary roads? WSJ, "Paying Wisely for the Better Roads We Need," 15 Apr. 2019 Local municipalities are stuck footing the bill for additional wear and tear on secondary roads. WSJ, "Paying Wisely for the Better Roads We Need," 15 Apr. 2019 Meanwhile, getting around on secondary roads wasn't easy either especially when semis get stuck. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "Winter Storm Bruce Is Heading to the Northeast After Pounding the Midwest," 26 Nov. 2018 Several secondary roads are closed in Transylvania County due to flooding, including Wilson Road, Davidson River Road, Island Ford Road and Cascade Lake Road, the governor said. Mark Price And Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, "Immediate threat around dam is over, but authorities warn residents to 'remain alert'," 30 May 2018 Several secondary roads are closed in Transylvania County due to flooding, including Wilson Road, Davidson River Road, Island Ford Road and Cascade Lake Road, the governor said. Mark Price And Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, "Immediate threat around dam is over, but authorities warn residents to 'remain alert'," 30 May 2018 Several secondary roads are closed in Transylvania County due to flooding, including Wilson Road, Davidson River Road, Island Ford Road and Cascade Lake Road, the governor said. Mark Price And Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, "Immediate threat around dam is over, but authorities warn residents to 'remain alert'," 30 May 2018 Several secondary roads are closed in Transylvania County due to flooding, including Wilson Road, Davidson River Road, Island Ford Road and Cascade Lake Road, the governor said. Mark Price And Joe Marusak, charlotteobserver, "Immediate threat around dam is over, but authorities warn residents to 'remain alert'," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of secondary road

1903, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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