Share this entry

trunk road

Translation of trunk road in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English)
    carretera (feminine) principal
    Example sentences
    • One of the options they hope the study would look at is upgrading the trunk road to dual carriageway all the way from York to Scarborough.
    • Later, a van was blown into the central reservation on the trunk road's eastbound carriageway.
    • This may be the case but the onus is on the developer to provide suitable mitigation to address any impact on the trunk road and local road networks.

Definition of trunk road in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day coiffeur
    Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
    noun
    a hairdresser
    Cultural fact of the day

    comarca

    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.