trunk road


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trunk road

n
(Civil Engineering) Brit a main road, esp one that is suitable for heavy vehicles
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Noun1.trunk road - a highwaytrunk road - a highway        
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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trunk road

n (Brit) → strada principale
References in classic literature ?
Then take the road' (it was the Grand Trunk Road he meant) 'and test each stream that it overpasses; for, as I understand, the virtue of thy River lies neither in one pool nor place, but throughout its length.
And truly the Grand Trunk Road is a wonderful spectacle.
Prohibit all vehicles from overtaking in the length of the trunk road specified above during convoy working.
TWO little girls had to stay in hospital overnight following a smash on the A1085 Trunk Road at South Bank on Thursday.
THE A494 TRUNK ROAD (LLANBEDRDYFFRYN-CLWYD, DENBIGHSHIRE) (TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS AND PROHIBITION) ORDER 2010 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Welsh Ministers have made an Order under Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
The road maintenance survey rates a region's trunk road conditions against an average ratio of 100.
A south wales motorway services company has moved into the trunk road market as part of a drive to accelerate turnover towards the pounds 100m mark.
The trunk road fleet will have the highest number of vehicles ever available for spreading salt and ploughing snow, with 205 located across the country.
FOLLOW the yellow brick road - or the trunk road at any rate - to see a theatre group's latest production.
THE A487 TRUNK ROAD (GLAN MENAI JUNCTION, TREBORTH ROAD, BANGOR, GWYNEDD) (TEMPORARY 30 MPH SPEED LIMIT) ORDER 201-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Welsh Ministers propose, in not less than seven days from the date of this Notice, to make an Order under Section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
The North-East needs economic growth, and we contribute to that aim by ensuring that the best use can be made of the trunk road and motorway network, both by our existing customers and new ones that might result from any new development.
Stirling Conservatives were joined by colleagues from West Dunbartonshire this week to launch a campaign to have the A811 made into a trunk road.