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surface road

noun
1.
a road or street level with its surroundings:
surface roads and elevated highways.
Origin of surface road
1900-1905
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05
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  • We five pedestrians faced some heavy traffic on a surface road.

    Breaking Point

    James E. Gunn

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