fire trail

fire trail
fire trail noun (Aust and N American)
A road through forest or bush that allows firefighters to reach fires in remote parts
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fire trail UK US noun [countable] [singular fire trail plural fire trails] australian
a path through an area of woods or countryside, used by firefighters if there is a fire, and also by people walking or riding bicycles
Thesaurus: paths used only for walking or ridingsynonym types of road or pathhyponym

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n. a track through forest or bush for use in fighting fires

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