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At that moment Mr. Clifford, quite unconscious that he and his most personal feelings and aspirations were subjects of discussion, was turning from the main road into the lower road.
Joseph C. Lincoln

Meaning of "main road" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MAIN ROAD

main road  [meɪn rəʊd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MAIN ROAD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Main road is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MAIN ROAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of main road in the English dictionary

The definition of main road in the dictionary is an important road that leads from one town or city to another.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MAIN ROAD


arrowed
ˈærəʊd
corrode
kəˈrəʊd
crossroad
ˈkrɒsˌrəʊd
electrode
ɪˈlɛktrəʊd
erode
ɪˈrəʊd
inroad
ˈɪnˌrəʊd
microelectrode
ˈmaɪkrəʊɪˈlɛktrəʊd
overrode
ˌəʊvəˈrəʊd
railroad
ˈreɪlˌrəʊd
road
rəʊd
rode
rəʊd
sarod
sæˈrəʊd
sarode
səˈrəʊd
strode
strəʊd
trode
trəʊd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MAIN ROAD

main beam
main bearing
main clause
main course
main deck
main door
main door flat
main drag
main line
main man
main market
main memory
main office
main plane
main sequence
main store
Main Street
main yard
main-line
main-sequence

WORDS THAT END LIKE MAIN ROAD

A road
abroad
access road
approach road
country road
dirt road
high road
hit the road
knight of the road
link road
on the road
one for the road
relief road
ring road
single-track road
slip road
take the road
the end of the road
to take the high road
toll road
yellow brick road

Synonyms and antonyms of main road in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MAIN ROAD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «main road» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of main road

Translation of «main road» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MAIN ROAD

Find out the translation of main road to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of main road from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «main road» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

主路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carretera principal
570 millions of speakers

English

main road
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुख्य सड़क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طَرِيقٌ رَئِيسِيٌّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

автомагистраль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estrada principal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রধান সড়ক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

route principale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

jalan Besar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hauptstraße
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幹線道路
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

중심도로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Utama dalan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đường chính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முக்கிய சாலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य रस्ता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ana yol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

strada principale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

droga główna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

магістраль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

drum principal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κεντρικός δρόμος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoofpad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

huvudväg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hovedvei
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of main road

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIN ROAD»

The term «main road» is very widely used and occupies the 19.702 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MAIN ROAD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about main road

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QUOTES WITH «MAIN ROAD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word main road.
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Joseph C. Lincoln
At that moment Mr. Clifford, quite unconscious that he and his most personal feelings and aspirations were subjects of discussion, was turning from the main road into the lower road.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MAIN ROAD»

Discover the use of main road in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to main road and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tales of the Paria Main Road
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Jerry Besson, 2010
2
Miscellaneous Documents, Read in the Legislature of the ...
The weight per yar,d of rail on the main road, 50 lbs. 32. The weight per yard of rail on the branch and sidings, 42 lbs. 33. The average length of rail in use, 21 feet. 34. How is your track laid down, and upon what foundation 1 Stone ballast, ties ...
Pennsylvania. General Assembly, 1860
3
Ballarat & Ballarat District Directory
Cronk, W., Victoria street Dibdin, Thomas, Main road Powell, Jane, Humffray street Gates, Henry, Peel street Gowring, H., Main road Grillet, Julian, Peel street Harris, James, Creswick road Hart, E., Grant street Hawkes, J., Main road Herring , F., ...
Curtis Publishing Company, 1865
4
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia No. 1 - 1908
The whole State, with the exception of Hobart and Launceston, is divided into municipal districts, each of which is under the control of a warden and councillors , and each of which is deemed to be a road district and a main road district for the  ...
Austràlia. Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics
5
Report of the Directors of the Eastern Rail-Road to the ...
___————-—-_-—-_-————-———_—_———H l Ess'rnrm RAILROAD. | Length of main road in this State, . . Length of main road in other States, ( specifying how much in each,) [in New | Hampshire, 16, leased to this Company,] .
Eastern Railroad Company, 1865
6
The Ore Deposits of Northeastern Washington
38, 1911 Second-class crossroad; center of main rood Second-class T road east; center of main roi Second-class T road west to house Second-class T road west along wire fence at edge of woods Second-class road west; center of main road ...
Howland Bancroft, Waldemar Lindgren, 1914
7
Forest Road Operations in the Tropics
The junction should be staked and constructed to the point where the branch road subgrade clears the main road at the time the main road is built. The route which will give the minimum combined hauling distance over the secondary road and ...
John Sessions, 2007
8
Modeling in Event-B: System and Software Engineering
The arbiter We intend to install a traffic light at the crossing between a main road and a small road. The idea is to have these lights behaving in such a way that the traffic on the main road is somehow given a certain advantage over that on the ...
Jean-Raymond Abrial, 2010
9
Icctp 2010: Integrated Transportation Systems Green, ...
The priority at B-grade intersections should be giving priority to the main road. The priority should be fixed according to traffic volume at the intersections where there is little difference between the two crossing highways. Also, setting speed ...
Heng Wei, Heng Wi, Yinhai Wang, Jian Rong, and Jiancheng Weng, editors, Yinhai Wang
10
Handbook of Universities
Administrative Management Evening College, No. 30th Cross, 6th Main Road, AMC Building, 4th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore Course: M.B.A. (Eve.) AEC's Maruthi College of Hotel Management, No. 648/54/1 1/ 3A-763, Opp. I1M, ...
‎2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MAIN ROAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term main road is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NWA urges caution along Bodles main road - News …
THE National Works Agency (NWA) is advising motorists travelling along Bodles Main Road in St Catherine to exercise extreme caution along ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
2
Sheffield road closed as firefighters tackle bedroom blaze - The Star
A police car parked up outside the scene of a house fire on Main Road, ... Firefighters were alerted to the blaze on Main Road, Darnall, at 8am ... «The Star, Jul 15»
3
Court hears Wirral death crash driver reversed into main road (From …
A 77-year-old woman passenger died the day after a woman reversed her car into her vehicle in Wirral. Joan Vivienne Blackburn had terminal ... «Wirral Globe, Jul 15»
4
Serious crash closes main road (From Daily Echo)
Serious crash closes main road at Bullington Cross. Serious crash closes main road. Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author. Emma Streatfield ... «Daily Echo, Jul 15»
5
Serious crash closes main road
A HAMPSHIRE road has been closed due to a serious crash involving a car and a lorry. The A303 is shut between the A34 where it joins at ... «Daily Echo, Jul 15»
6
Rickshaw driver misbehaves with a female journalist on main road
MUMBAI: A 22-year-old female journalist has lodged an FIR on Saturday against an unidentified auto-rickshaw driver for refusing fare and on ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
7
Commuters want buses to stop at Surapet Main Road
... many buses are parked on spaces available along the Surapet Main Road and also in some parts of CTH Road. “As the MTC has withdrawn ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
8
Road shut due to Tollbar End project bridge beam lifting
A main road in Coventry will be partially closed as eight 20-tonne bridge beams are lifted into place as part of a £105m roundabout project. «BBC News, Jul 15»
9
Main road in Aden named after King Salman -- SPA
RIYADH, July 18 (KUNA) -- Yemeni President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi has issued a decision naming the main road in Aden after the ... «Kuwait News Agency, Jul 15»
10
The rather forlorn view from Chumpy Pullin's car this morning …
... Western Highway is closed between Mount Victoria and Wentworth Falls. It's the main road over the Blue Mountains, also west of Sydney. «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»

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