roadstead

[rohd-sted]
noun Nautical.
road ( def 4 ).

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English radestede. See road, stead

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roadstead (ˈrəʊdˌstɛd)
 
n
nautical another word for road

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As the squadron entered the roadstead salute- were exchanged.
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