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travelled

[trav-uh ld] /ˈtræv əld/
adjective, Chiefly British.
1.
Related forms
well-travelled, adjective
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  • To go in at one end of a well-travelled road and not to come out in the regular and expected way at the other!

    Great Possessions David Grayson
  • On well-travelled trails one often sees, at the tops of high hills, piles of stones, which have been built up during many years.

    The Tinguian Fay-Cooper Cole
  • This was well-travelled and hard, and he needed to take no further thought about picking his way; the horse attended to that.

    The Woman from Outside Hulbert Footner
  • Unconsciously, too, she had taken the road to the river,—the broad and well-travelled route of the Parisian unfortunate.

    Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
  • This old man had once had artistic tendencies, had tried his hand at various things, and was well-read and well-travelled.

    Heart and Soul Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  • We trailed dripping up the eastern bank, coming out upon a well-travelled road.

    My Lady of Doubt Randall Parrish
  • Just beyond the orchard the roads forked, a well-travelled branch circling to the left, and disappearing over the edge of a hill.

    My Lady of Doubt Randall Parrish
  • There was nothing to indicate that a stage ranch and a well-travelled wagon road lay just beyond the ridge before him.

    Campmates Kirk Munroe
  • That was a great deal for her to admit, and Vosh put the colt to his very best speed along the well-travelled road to Cobbleville.

    Winter Fun William O. Stoddard
  • In the middle of the day he sat under a large tree in front of the house facing a well-travelled road.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
British Dictionary definitions for well-travelled

well-travelled

adjective (well travelled when postpositive)
1.
having travelled far and wide

travelled

/ˈtrævəld/
adjective
1.
having experienced or undergone much travelling: a travelled urbane epicure
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