bush road


noun Canadian.

a rough road cut through forested land usually to serve a lumbering, mining, or other commercial company.

Origin of bush road

First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for bush road

  • Carney cut down the bush-road that wound its sinuous way to the river flat, some two hundred feet below the town level.

    Bulldog Carney|W. A. Fraser
  • But although the settlers often came across these animals, on the bush-road, I never heard of one being attacked by them.

    Stories and Sketches|Harriet S. Caswell