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road allowance

(Canadian) land reserved by the government to be used for public roads
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  • The stable would be in the gully, close to the road allowance, sheltered from the winds, and convenient to water.

    Neighbours Robert Stead
  • There was enough coming down from above to supply material even on such a narrow strip as a road allowance.

    Over Prairie Trails Frederick Philip Grove
  • Immedjut west of us is a road allowance, runnin' north an' south.

    Neighbours Robert Stead

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