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camino real

[kah-mee-naw re-ahl] /kɑˈmi nɔ rɛˈɑl/
noun, plural caminos reales
[kah-mee-naws re-ah-les] /kɑˈmi nɔs rɛˈɑ lɛs/ (Show IPA).
Spanish.
1.
a main road; highway.
Origin of camino real
literally, royal road
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  • The broad "camino real" sweeps three miles over sand dunes to the mission.

    The Little Lady of Lagunitas Richard Henry Savage
  • The expedition followed practically the route which afterwards became the camino real.

    The March of Portol Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera
  • The next day we followed for some time the camino real, which leads from Acaponeta to the towns of Mezquital and Durango.

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