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trunk road Syllabification: trunk road
Pronunciation: /ˈtrəNGk ˌrōd/

Definition of trunk road in English:


chiefly British
An important main road used for long-distance travel.
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.
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