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traffic jam

jam1 (def 16).
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traffic-jammed, adjective Unabridged
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  • Lifting her veil, he saw a frail girl, and while the traffic jam increased she told her story.

  • Now that we were out of the traffic jam, I could poke along and use the camera myself.

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British Dictionary definitions for traffic jam

traffic jam

a number of vehicles so obstructed that they can scarcely move
Derived Forms
traffic-jammed, adjective
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