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big road

noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
a main road or highway.
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  • Let's you and I follow their trail, for it leads out on to the big road.

    Evening Round Up

    William Crosbie Hunter
  • The Big House set back from the big road about a quarter of a mile.

  • Mostly by the people passing 'long the big road, we heard about it.

  • By and by the people got so thick on the big road that they was somebody in sight all the time.

  • Just ahead, the big road came into sight, shining in the sun.

    Frank of Freedom Hill Samuel A. Derieux
  • They are now within four miles of us, on the big road to Baton Rouge.

    A Confederate Girl's Diary Sarah Margan Dawson
  • The ticket-printing bill of a big road will easily exceed $40,000 a year.

    The Modern Railroad Edward Hungerford
  • I followed her directions to the letter, and found the big road she described; but lo!

  • At last you cross that big road and strike the limestone rock.

    Alone Norman Douglas
  • The court-house and the jail faced the tavern from the other side of the big road.

    Oldfield Nancy Huston Banks

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