India has become known for the congested traffic and crowds of the cities.
“The road should not be called a highway because I only moved three miles in an hour in the most congested section,” he said.
Election Day is a holiday in Israel and, across the country roads to popular touring sites were congested.
The rankings then provide a still deeper look—at the most congested bottleneck segment for the worst highway in each area.
The Scotland of India By Tunku Varadarajan India has become known for the congested traffic and crowds of the cities.
The roads were so congested at these places that rapid progress was impossible.
The thick, congested mate seemed on the point of bursting with despondency.
Hence the great pressure of work on railway employés, and the congested state of the traffic at Christmastide.
In the congested districts it seems to be everyone for himself.
Sometimes they take sheer delight in stirring up things in congested corners of dog town.
1570s, "heaped up," past participle adjective from congest. Meaning "overcrowded" is recorded from 1862.
early 15c., "to bring together" (transitive), from Latin congestus, past participle of congerere "to bring together, pile up," from com- "together" (see com-) + gerere "to carry, perform" (see gest). Medical sense of "unnatural accumulation" (1758) led to transferred (intransitive) sense of "overcrowd" (1859). Related: Congested; congesting.
congested con·gest·ed (kən-jěs'tĭd)
Affected with or characterized by congestion.
congest con·gest (kən-jěst')
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in a vessel or an organ.