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untraveled

or (especially British) untravelled

[uhn-trav-uh ld] /ʌnˈtræv əld/
adjective
1.
not having traveled, especially to distant places; not having gained experience by travel.
2.
not traveled through or over; not frequented by travelers:
an untraveled country lane.
Origin of untraveled
1575-1585
1575-85; un-1 + traveled
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  • We wish to excite the envy of our untraveled friends with our strange foreign fashions which we can't shake off.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Foreigners were things which in his untraveled, unlettered ignorance he despised.

    The Lion's Skin Rafael Sabatini
  • Route originally meant a road broken through a new and untraveled section of country.

    Orthography Elmer W. Cavins
  • Untamed, untraveled, mysterious by day as by night, they threaten as they beckon.

    Terry Charles Goff Thomson
  • How softly the turf had carpeted the untraveled avenue—he could no longer feel the roadway beneath his feet!

  • What a feat of engineering that bridge once seemed to our untraveled souls!

  • Tme, a gigantic spirit, that dwells in the untraveled jungle and beguiles the traveler to his doom.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • Along the edge just a stretch of sand, untraveled, greeted them.

  • The plants in the figure were in the woods beside an untraveled road, on Ralston's Run.

  • Of two untraveled paths, it is wisest to take that which is known to be safe.

    The Lost Faith T. S. Childs

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