rest stop

rest stop

noun
1.
a stop made, as during a motor trip, to allow passengers to stretch their legs, use rest rooms, get refreshments, etc.
2.
a rest area, as a roadside parking or picnic area.

Origin:
1970–75

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rest stop
 
n
the US name for lay-by

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