feeder road

feeder road
noun
: a road that serves as a traffic feeder to a more important road (as a turnpike) — compare secondary road

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a secondary road used to bring traffic to a major road.
[1955-60]

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feeder road,
a secondary road that leads traffic to a major road such as a turnpike or an expressway: »

Feeder roads are considered essential to connect the proposed ferry terminal…with U.S. 13 and State Route 113 (New York Times).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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