Definition of fire trail in English:

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fire trail

noun

North American & Australian
A track through forest or bush for use in fighting fires.
Example sentences
  • We got on the radio and located Leo, he had taken a fire trail and was about a mile down the road.
  • During the 24-hour race, competitors battled rain, sleet and near-freezing temperatures at night over a gruelling 19.3km course, which twisted its way through the forest along tracks and fire trails.
  • Rather than motocross or rally off-roading, this bike is intended to potter along fire trails and bridle tracks.

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