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big road

noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
a main road or highway.
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  • This closed up the big road, so that people had to go far around and up over the hill, or by boat along the river.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • Let's you and I follow their trail, for it leads out on to the big road.

    Evening Round Up William Crosbie Hunter
  • I used to see the soldiers pass long the big road, both sides.

  • Mostly by the people passing 'long the big road, we heard about it.

  • He had concluded to assume responsibilities, and to create a business in a little mud town down the big road.

    Pony Tracks Frederic Remington
  • Just ahead, the big road came into sight, shining in the sun.

    Frank of Freedom Hill Samuel A. Derieux
  • At last you cross that big road and strike the limestone rock.

    Alone Norman Douglas
  • They are now within four miles of us, on the big road to Baton Rouge.

    A Confederate Girl's Diary Sarah Margan Dawson
  • By and by the people got so thick on the big road that they was somebody in sight all the time.

  • The ticket-printing bill of a big road will easily exceed $40,000 a year.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford

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