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1. Not containing or crossed by any roads: roadless wilderness.
2. Forbidden by law to contain or be crossed by any roads or to be entered by any vehicles: tracts of land designated by the government as roadless areas.
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Adj.1.roadless - lacking pathwaysroadless - lacking pathways; "trackless wilderness"; "roadless areas"
inaccessible, unaccessible - capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all
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References in classic literature ?
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
Resting Easier, If Not Easy: The Future Of The Roadless Rule
District Court transfers Alaska's challenge of the Roadless Rule to a more appropriate venue, the actual chance of a permanent injunction of the Roadless Rule is substantially lowered with the strong and reasonable voice of the Tenth Circuit joining that of the Ninth.
It would undercut a sweeping Clinton administration policy known as the "roadless rule" that has survived a decades-long legal assault.
'I've been here before but it's love at first sight all over again,' she said of the roadless Italian city.
With so many communities across the state roadless, I am reminded that for many Alaskans, aviation is the only means of year-round transport.
My best bait site ever sat in a saddle above a vast, roadless drainage.
Topics include federal lands, authority and limits of federal agencies, non-federal power on federal land, forests, rangelands, minerals, tribal lands and resources, state lands, wildlife and the endangered species act, water and wetlands, wildland fire, conservation transactions, parks, monuments, wilderness, and roadless resources.