noun Date: 1744 the strip of land along a road ; the side of a road • roadside adjective

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  • roadside — [rōd′sīd΄] n. the side of a road adj. on or at the side of a road [a roadside park] …   English World dictionary

  • Roadside — Road side , n. Land adjoining a road or highway; the part of a road or highway that borders the traveled part. Also used ajectively. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roadside —    ROADSIDE, a village, in the parish of St. Cyrus, county of Kincardine, 5½ miles (N. by E.) from Montrose; containing 110 inhabitants. This place, and Burnside, form a line of cottages along the high road from Montrose to Bervie, and a short… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Roadside — Many things may be found along the roadside. These include:* Roadside attractions * Roadside memorials * Japanese Roadside Stations Music * Roadside Monument, a defunct US based rock band …   Wikipedia

  • roadside — road|side [ˈrəudsaıd US ˈroud ] n the roadside the edge of the road on/by/at the roadside ▪ a van parked by the roadside >roadside adj ▪ a roadside snack bar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roadside — UK [ˈrəʊdˌsaɪd] / US [ˈroʊdˌsaɪd] noun [countable] Word forms roadside : singular roadside plural roadsides the area at the edge or side of a road We stopped to buy fruit at the roadside. a roadside café …   English dictionary

  • roadside — [[t]ro͟ʊdsaɪd[/t]] roadsides N COUNT: usu sing, the N, N n The roadside is the area at the edge of a road. Bob was forced to leave the car at the roadside and run for help... Roadside cafes are now a big part of the catering industry …   English dictionary

  • roadside — 1. adjective Located next to (beside) a road. The roadside stand did a good business just selling products to people who merely wanted directions. 2. noun The area on either side of a road. I pulled over to the roadside to check the map …   Wiktionary

  • roadside — n. on the roadside * * * [ rəʊdsaɪd] on the roadside …   Combinatory dictionary

  • roadside — road|side [ roud,saıd ] noun count the area at the edge or side of a road: We stopped to buy fruit at the roadside. a roadside café …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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