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dirt road

an unpaved road.
Origin of dirt road
1850-55, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for dirt road
  • Turn right and drive until the road pavement ends then continue until you come to an intersecting dirt road.
  • If you think that, you have never gone to a rural school by a dirt road.
  • The second dirt road was followed by the last row of houses.
  • Along the dirt road, the foundations of a few mud-brick houses were still visible.
  • At the end of a dirt road, in the shadow of a small mountain sits a gray trailer.
  • As they flee, two cars hurtle down a nearby dirt road in the opposite direction-straight at the tornado.
  • It's a two-mile dirt road that the bus has to go up through.
  • Eight or nine of them are walking up a dirt road, jesting and smiling.
  • For a toll, farmers and other haulers could take goods to market much more expeditiously than on an ordinary dirt road.
  • He was buried in a tiny cemetery down the dirt road from his house.
British Dictionary definitions for dirt road

dirt road

an unsealed country road
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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