ring road
noun Date: 1928 chiefly British a highway skirting an urban area

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ring road — ring roads N COUNT A ring road is a road that goes round the edge of a town so that traffic does not have to go through the town centre. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, usually use beltway) …   English dictionary

  • ring road — n BrE a road that goes around a large town to keep the traffic away from the centre →↑bypass …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ring road — ring ,road noun count BRITISH a BELTWAY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ring road — ► NOUN ▪ a bypass encircling a town …   English terms dictionary

  • Ring road — For other uses, see Ring road (disambiguation). Inner ring road of Sheffield, England …   Wikipedia

  • ring road — noun a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center • Syn: ↑beltway, ↑bypass, ↑ringway • Derivationally related forms: ↑bypass (for: ↑bypass) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring road — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ring road : singular ring road plural ring roads British a road that goes around a large town or city, for keeping traffic away from the town centre …   English dictionary

  • ring-road — /ˈrɪŋ roʊd/ (say ring rohd) noun a road skirting a town or urban centre, used to relieve traffic congestion …   Australian English dictionary

  • ring road — noun Brit. a road encircling a town …   English new terms dictionary

  • ring road — noun (C) BrE a road that goes around a large town to keep the traffic away from the centre; beltway AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈring ˌroad — noun [C] British a road that is built around a large town or city in order to keep traffic away from the town centre …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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