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tarmacadam

[tahr-muh-kad-uh m] /ˈtɑr məˌkæd əm/
noun
1.
a paving material consisting of coarse crushed stone covered with a mixture of tar and bitumen.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; tar1 + macadam
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