side road

noun

Definition of side road

: a smaller road off a main road

Examples of side road in a Sentence

We like driving on side roads when we travel.
Recent Examples on the Web Grace Ridge Brewing relocated earlier this year to an area tucked away on a side road above the highway that takes tourists to the Spit. Chris Bieri, Anchorage Daily News, 31 July 2022 And things get weirder still when Taba suddenly drives onto a side road, stops the car, gets out and walks into the desert. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 3 June 2022 The Flying Harpoon is a gloriously downscale venue overlooking a bayou on a side road off Ala. 59 near the beach. al, 27 May 2022 A few days later, Tokar and a friend sneaked past the Russians along a side road and rescued his family. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2022 Buckeye Hot Springs, alongside the scenic Buckeye Creek, is a few miles down a side road from Bridgeport. Megan Michelson, Outside Online, 10 Oct. 2021 A few days later, Tokar and a friend sneaked past the Russians along a side road and rescued his family. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2022 A few days later, Tokar and a friend sneaked past the Russians along a side road and rescued his family. Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2022 A few days later, Tokar and a friend sneaked past the Russians along a side road and rescued his family. Sudarsan Raghavan, Anchorage Daily News, 24 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of side road

1691, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of side road was in 1691

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7 Aug 2022

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“Side road.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side%20road. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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