Turnpike road


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a road on which turnpikes, or tollgates, are established by law, in order to collect from the users tolls to defray the cost of building, repairing, etc.

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I met one of th' 148th Maine boys an' he ses his brigade fit th' hull rebel army fer four hours over on th' turnpike road an' killed about five thousand of 'em.
It rushes across the turnpike road, where there is no gate, no policeman, no signal: nothing but a rough wooden arch, on which is painted 'WHEN THE BELL RINGS, LOOK OUT FOR THE LOCOMOTIVE.
The country wore the same aspect, till at last the fine green turf became more wearisome than a dusty turnpike road.
He praised the pine-woods, the deep lasts of bracken, the crimson leaves that spotted the hurt-bushes, the serviceable beauty of the turnpike road.
Good and I looked accordingly, and there, winding away towards the plain, was what appeared to be a wide turnpike road.
improvements to the River Road approach to Turnpike Road, upgrades to Mill Street, and the reconstruction of Ypya Road and Ypya Drive.
Three men burst into the Ladbrokes office at Upper Turnpike Road in Ennis, Co Clare, less than a kilometre from the town centre.
at 77 Turnpike Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, or call (978) 4128272.
It was built to accommodate a tramway which linked Sutton Colliery with a weighing machine and coal stockpile on the Liverpool to Warrington turnpike road.
In the late 1700s a new turnpike road was built from Caernarfon to Dolgellau, through Beddgelert.
2 (ANI): Former World Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Ali was given an Irish hero's welcome on Tuesday at Turnpike Road from where his great-grandfather Abe Grady set out for the New World almost 150 years ago.
Together these tell the story of the canal, the lime-kilns, the corn mill at Shore Foot, the turnpike road, the Wharf Inn, the new streets of the 19th century and much more.