Definition of the scenic route
- We took the scenic route.
: of or relating to the stage, a stage setting, or stage representation
: of or relating to natural scenery
: representing an action, event, or episode
: a traveled way : highway
: a means of access : channel
: a line of travel : course
: to send by a selected route : direct
: to divert in a specified direction
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