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traffic jam

jam1 (def 16).
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traffic-jammed, adjective Unabridged
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  • The scramble to get out of the way of the engines had here resulted in a traffic-jam.

    The Girl and The Bill Bannister Merwin
British Dictionary definitions for traffic-jam

traffic jam

a number of vehicles so obstructed that they can scarcely move
Derived Forms
traffic-jammed, adjective
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