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[rohd-sahyd] /ˈroʊdˌsaɪd/
the side or border of the road; wayside.
on or near the side of a road.
Origin of roadside
1705-15; road + side1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The island is incredibly green and banana and papaya trees dot the roadside.
  • The best roadside burgers are big and brawny and take-no-prisoners.
  • It has small-town rodeos, relaxed guest ranches, and roadside diners with good pie.
  • Those who enjoy roadside fig hunting may be in paradise here, though the sport should be pursued with respect and restraint.
  • They're available at farmers markets, fruit stands, and roadside pick-your-own farms across the province.
  • One of the two roadside restaurants is serving paca-a large rodent that is remarkably tasty fried.
  • roadside bombs in the neighborhood are a continuing hazard but have not deterred shoppers.
  • Give yourself a full day to take in the roadside views and enjoy some easy walking.
  • In fact, they are all too visible, lying there along the roadside.
  • First she stops to rub her right-side whiskers against a roadside tree.
Word Origin and History for roadside

1744, from road (n.) + side (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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