Definition of star route in English:

star route

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noun

US
  • A postal delivery route served by a private contractor.
    More example sentences
    • From about 1817 to 1890, records of various mail and star routes are contained in the Serial Set.
    • The saving, therefore, is on fourth-class offices and star routes discontinued.
    • By 1880, there were nearly 10,000 star routes, costing the federal government nearly $6 million a year to maintain.

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