cartroad


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cartroad

(ˈkɑːtˌrəʊd)
n
a rough track or road in a rural area
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Noun1.cartroad - any road or path affording passage especially a rough onecartroad - any road or path affording passage especially a rough one
portage - overland track between navigable waterways
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
trail - a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country
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(This seems confusing, since it runs due south from Moscow, but it led travelers to Podolsk, where the eastward Polish Road began.) No more than a cartroad in Tolstoy's days, it leads the traveler through the ancient cities of Podol'sk, Lopasnia (renamed Chekhov in 1954), Serpukhov, and Tula--names that appear as postmarks on Tolstoy's letters back to Sof'ya Andreevna.
The Property is reached by steamers sailing from Atlantic ports of the United States to Port Limon, the Costa Rican port of entry on the Atlantic seaboard; from here by rail (United Fruit Co.'s road), 102 miles to San Jose, the capital of the republic; then by the government Pacific railway, a distance of about 30 miles to Hacienda Vieja, a station on that line; then by cartroad a distance of about three miles to the mines.
The property can also be reached by Pacific Mail steamers to Puntarenas, the Pacific port of entry ; then to Esparta, a distance of about 13 miles by the government Pacific railway; then by cartroad a distance of about 20 miles to the mines.