Entry from US English dictionary
A historic route, opened by Daniel Boone in the 1770s and used until the 1840s, that allowed western migration through the Allegheny Mountains by way of the Cumberland Gap between Tennessee and Kentucky.
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Syllabification: Wil·der·ness Road
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