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.
"Last year they recovered 163 dead deer from the trunk road network across SouthWest Scotland.
The International Trunk Road was 4,609km, while National Trunk roads and Primary roads stood at 4,109.0km and 4,313.9km, respectively.
Calls for the A811 to become a trunk road have been rejected by a Scottish Government minister.
It is part OFTRANSPORT Scotland's ongoing strategic trunk road management programme for the A75.
Incharge provincial intelligence Naveed Jamal giving details told that his bureau received confirm information that a vehicle carrying twenty-kilogram hashish will exit Mardan district to reach swat via grand trunk road.
Ghana has received a $57 million (AY=6.49 billion) grant facility from the State of Japan for the rehabilitation of Phase Two of the national trunk road, N8.
Managers from the government's trunk road agents will also give evidence at the inquiry into the state of Welsh roads.
TRANSPORT SCOTLAND THE A87 TRUNK ROAD (LUIB) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION ON USE OF ROAD) (NO.