Definition of Roman road in English:

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Roman road


A road built by the ancient Romans, typically paved and following a predominantly straight route: the Roman road crosses the camp, changing direction slightly as it leaves the east gate
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  • A second trench will allow archaeologists to investigate what is believed to be a Roman road.
  • At Langtoft in East Yorkshire, metal detectorists found two Roman coin hoards in pottery containers by the side of a former Roman road.
  • The Fosse Way ran through what is now the south-east of the shire, meeting the Roman road from Dorchester to Exeter.

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Syllabification: Ro·man road

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